A 20-year-old man is dead after he was hit early Sunday morning along a dark stretch of Highway 32.

Mount Pleasant police were called at 4:33 a.m. Sunday to a site just north of 32 and Chicory Road for a report of a car vs. pedestrian accident. When they arrived on scene, they found a 20-year-old male village resident suffering from severe head trauma and serious injuries to his body.

The 27-year-old female driver of the car said she was in the right, northbound on Highway 32 when she struck the man as he walked northbound in the same lane. She stayed on scene and was cooperative with police.

Despite personnel from South Shore Fire Department administering life-saving measures, the man died from his injuries before being transported to the hospital.

The name of the young man is not being released pending family notification.

Investigators from MPPD, Wisconsin State Patrol and the Racine County Sheriff’s Department are continuing to investigate the crash.

 

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