By Mark Kanz
An 80-year old Algoma woman has died from her injuries after being struck by a truck just after 10 Thursday morning. Kewaunee County Sheriff Matt Joski says the accident happened on Highway 42, south of Algoma.
More details will be released on Friday.
Press Release from Kewaunee County Sheriff Department:
(Algoma, WI) – On May 25, 2017 at approximately 10:06A.M. The Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department received a call from the driver of a vehicle who stated he had just struck a pedestrian. The incident occurred on STH 42 approx. 500 feet south of Eighth Road in the Township of Pierce.
The driver, James Anderson age 46 from Algoma was operating a 1994 Chevy Truck northbound on STH 42 when he struck an 80 year old female subject from Algoma who was walking across the road to retrieve her mail.
Algoma Fire and Rescue along with County Rescue Air Transport (Eagle Three) did respond to provide care for the victim who later died due to the injuries she sustained in the accident.
The name of the victim is not being released pending notifications to family.
The accident remains under investigation by the Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department.