Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office
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UPDATE – MCSO Responds to Fatal Crash

The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the crash

By - Aug 5th, 2019 08:51 pm

Milwaukee, WI ( August 5, 2019) On Monday, August 5, at approximately 11:07 a.m., deputies responded to a report of a one-vehicle collision on westbound I-94 just west of 16th St. and the 25th St. off-ramp. Lanes 4 and 5 were temporarily closed to accommodate the emergency response.

The sole occupant of the vehicle was pronounced deceased at a local hospital. The decedent has been identified as 71-year-old Gustave Roy Sorenson of Sturtevant, and notification has been made to Mr. Sorenson’s next of kin.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday, August 6.

The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the crash.

Please direct inquiries to MCSO Director of Public Affairs and Community Engagement Faithe Colas at (414) 639-5506 or

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