According to the Racine County Sheriff's Department, a 16-year-old Kenosha girl was killed last week in a one-vehicle crash.
Around 1:16 AM Sunday police responded to reports of a car crashed
into a tree near the 3500 block of Taylor Avenue, at Elm Tree Court.
The 16-year-old girl was killed instantly at the time of the crash while the 18-year-old
male who was driving was seriously injured. Both were extricated by the South
Shore rescue unit. The girl was pronounced dead at the scene.
The male was taken to Froedtert Hostpial in Wauwatosa where he remains.
The Sheriff's Department believes speeding was responsible for the accident and have not yet determined if alcohol was involved.