Single Vehicle Accident Claims a Life

(Fond du Lac) Speed and alcohol are considered to be factors in a crash that claimed one life early Saturday morning. According to reports, deputies with the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Mount Calvary Fire Department and EMS were dispatched to the scene of a single vehicle crash on Golf Course Drive east of Taft Road in the township of Taycheedah around 3:25am. Deputies identified three individuals in the vehicle. The driver, a 16 year old male form the Mount Calvary area sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported via helicopter to Theda Care Regional Medical Center. The back seat passenger, a 16-year-old male from Fond du Lac sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to SSM Health St. Agnes. The front seat passenger Identified as a 16 year old male form Eldorado was pronounced dead at the scene. Preliminary investigations show the vehicle lost control traveling west on Golf Course Drive entering the north shoulder before striking a tree. Names of the individuals involved are being withheld pending notification of family.