Driver Killed in Town of Lamartine Crash

One person died when
a car crashed into a tree and caught fire in the Town of Lamartine early this (Tuesday) morning. The Fond du Lac County
Sheriff’s Office along with the Lamartine Fire Department and North
Fond du Lac
Ambulance were called to the intersection of Highway
23 and County Highway
I around 2:30 am. Reports say the driver failed to stop for the stop sign at
the intersection and the vehicle then traveled through a yard and hit a tree – bursting
into flames. Fire crews on scene were able to put the fire out after Sheriff’s
Deputies were unsuccessful. The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle died at
the scene as a result of the crash and fire. Speed is considered to be a factor
in the crash. The crash remains under investigation and The Sheriff’s Office
and Fond du Lac County Medical Examiner are working to
determine the identity of the driver.