21 year-old Kenosha man dies in accident on Hwy 45

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RCSO11:53 a.m. -On 10/30/14 at 6:21 A.M. the Racine County Sheriff’s Office responded to a fatal accident near the intersection of US 45/North Raynor Avenue and 4 ¼ mile Road in the Town of Raymond. The accident involved a dump truck and a passenger vehicle. Both vehicles were northbound on US 45 when the passenger vehicle rear ended the dump truck per witnesses. Lifesaving measures were performed at the scene but were unsuccessful. The operator of the passenger vehicle was a 21 year old male from Kenosha County. There were no other occupants in the passenger vehicle. The operator of the dump truck was not injured.

It appears that speed may be a factor and the operator of the passenger vehicle was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the accident. This accident remains under investigation by the Racine County Sheriff’s Office and the name of deceased withheld until family members are notified