West Bend Man Killed In Accident

An 18-year-old West Bend man was killed when he was struck by a vehicle on Highway 45 at Chestnut Street in West Bend Monday afternoon. Washington County Sheriff’s officials say Ryan Yauck was putting gasoline in his disabled vehicle when he was hit by a vehicle driven by a 34-year-old Palmyra man. Yauck died at the scene. The Palmyra man was not injured. The northbound vehicle traveled over the fog line and hit Yauck. Alcohol and drugs do not appear to be factors in the accident.