3-Vehicle Accident Results In Fatality
An Oshkosh male has died following a Saturday evening crash involving three vehicles.
The FDL County Sheriff’s Department was notified just past 7:35 p.m. Saturday evening of a multiple-vehicle accident on County Highway T near Townline Road, in the Town of Lamartine.
Initial information provided was that there was a male pinned in a vehicle that was not conscious and not breathing and another male laying on the ground with a leg injury.
Initial investigation indicates that two vehicles were westbound on CTH T east of Townline Rd. One of the vehicles had passed the other and went off the shoulder and subsequently lost control. The vehicle went across CTH T and struck a a third vehicle that was parked on the south shoulder. The driver of the vehicle that struck the third vehicle was identified as Cody K. Lor. The passenger in Lor’s vehicle was a 19-year old male from Neenah.
The parked vehicle had one occupant, with two other onlookers standing near the vehicle that had attempted to get out of the way of the moving vehicle. One of the onlookers was injured and transported to the hospital by ambulance for minor injuries. All were 19 years old, with two from Oshkosh and one from Fond du Lac.
The occupant of the parked vehicle was transported to ThedaCare Neenah by Theda helicopter with serious injuries. The vehicle that lost control and struck the parked vehicle contained two occupants. The driver of that vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene despite lifesaving attempts by medical personnel on scene. The passenger of that vehicle was transported to the hospital by ambulance with minor injuries
Two flatbeds were needed to tow the three vehicles from the scene.
Assisting the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office at the scene was Wisconsin State Patrol, Lamartine Fire and First Responders, North Fond du Lac Fire and Ambulance, City of Fond du Lac Fire, and Theda helicopter.
Speed and reckless driving behavior appear to be factors in the crash. The crash remains under investigation by the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office and Wisconsin State Patrol.