Yorkville accident victim identified

RCSOThe person that died was identified as Robert L. Skeans and was 78 years old not 72 as originally reported. Accident remains under investigation.

On 11/10/2015 at about 7:26 am the Racine County Communications Center received calls of a motor vehicle accident on County Highway A at 55th Dr. in the Town of Yorkville. Racine County Sheriff Deputies responded and found the accident involved 2 vehicles; a Toyota Yaris and a Ford F150 pick up truck.

Three people were involved in the accident; an operator and passenger in the Toyota and an operator of the Ford. All people involved were transported by rescue squad to All Saints Wheaton Franciscan Hospital in the city of Racine. The 72 year old male passenger of the Toyota Yaris later died while being treated at the hospital. The 72 year old male was a resident from the Town of Yorkville.

The accident remains under investigation and the name of the deceased withheld pending notification to immediate family. Alcohol/ drugs and speed do not appear to be a factor.