Fatal Accident In Town Of Waupun
Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s officials have released the name of the 62-year-old West Bend man who died from injuries suffered in a traffic accident in the Town of Waupun Sunday morning. Gary S. Masemore failed to negotiate a curve on Highway 49 and went into a ditch. He was taken to Waupun Memorial Hospital where he died. Masemore was a wildlife photographer who was concluding a shoot in the area. Some of his more recent work posted on his Facebook page included photos from the Horicon National Wildlife Refuge.
A 62-year-old West Bend resident is dead following a one-vehicle accident on Highway 49 north of County Highway AW in the Town of Waupun Sunday morning. Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Sergeant Jeff Bonack says the victim was heading south when the accident occurred. The driver failed to negotiate a curve on Highway 49 entered the west ditch, then crossed over the highway and entered the east ditch. The victim was taken to Waupun Memorial Hospital where the driver died. Several things have been ruled out as factors in the accident. Speed and alcohol weren’t factors, but the victim was not wearing a seat belt. Assisting at the scene were Waupun Police, Alto Fire and 1st Responders and Lifestar Ambulance of Waupun. The accident was reported at 10 a.m.