On Saturday, June 25, 2016, at 1:06 a.m. officers responded to the 1100 block of Marquette Street regarding a vehicle versus fixed object accident. Upon arrival they observed that a 2004 Ford Explorer struck a utility pole causing extensive damage to the vehicle and trapping occupants. Racine Fire Department responded to extricate the occupants from the vehicle.
All occupants of the vehicle were taken from Wheaton Franciscan Emergency to Froedert Medical Center with serious injuries.
Yesterday, June 27, 2016, a 29 year old female passenger of the vehicle died from injuries sustained in the crash. Racine Police Traffic investigators are interested in any additional information that anyone may have about this incident.
Any witnesses, or citizens with information, are urged to call the Racine Police Department Traffic Investigations Unit at (262) 635-7816. Those who wish to remain anonymous may contact Crimestoppers at (262) 636-9330, or text 274637 (CRIMES). Text message should begin with RACS.