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RACINE, WI – A 38-year-old Racine man struck by a car Friday evening died at the scene and has been identified as Thomas C. Tschken.

Struck by a car on Mount Pleasant Street near Youg Court, Racine Police and rescue personnel from the Racine Fire Department attempted life-saving efforts on Tschken.

The Racine Police Department has not identified the driver, a 32-year-old Racine man, according to a press release by the department. However, the man was on scene at the time of the crash and he is cooperating with the investigation. Officials are still investigating and no further information is being released.

Racine Police Traffic Investigators are interested in any additional information that anyone may have about this crash. Any witnesses, or citizens with information, are urged to call the Racine Police Department Traffic Investigations Unit at (262) 635-7816.

Those who wish to remain anonymous may contact Crime Stoppers at (262) 636-9330, or text 274637 (CRIMES). Text message should begin with RACS.

Editor’s note: This version of the story clarifies that Tschken died at the scene.


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Denise Lockwood has an extensive background in traditional and non-traditional media. She has written for Patch.com, the Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Magazine and the Kenosha News.