Police Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Accident

Police Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Accident
Posted on 12/21/2018
On December 19, 2018, at 6:18 p.m., a Pleasant Prairie man was struck by a vehicle as he was crossing the roadway in the 8900 block of HWY C.  The Pleasant Prairie man was identified as 67-year-old Michael R. Starr. Pleasant Prairie Police and Pleasant Prairie Fire & Rescue responded to the scene. Starr was transported to Froedtert South Medical Center where he died of the injuries sustained in the crash.  

The initial investigation revealed that Starr was crossing HWY C on foot when he was struck by a west bound vehicle operated by 38-year-old Illinois man. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with the ensuing police investigation.

Neither alcohol nor speed appeared to be contributing factors as causes to the accident. Pleasant Prairie Police were also assisted in the investigation by the Wisconsin State Patrol.        
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