November 8, 2022
By David Nordby
The Brillion News
ROCKLAND – A 20-year-old Green Bay man died following a head-on crash in Manitowoc County on Tuesday morning.
Emergency services responded to CTH W at Milwaukee Street in the Town of Rockland at 4:35 a.m. on Tuesday morning regarding a two vehicle head-on crash. One vehicle was engulfed in flames.
Authorities said that the preliminary investigation indicated that prior to the crash a 20-year-old man was operating a Volkswagen Jetta southbound on CTH W and a 54-year-old man from Kiel was operating a Chevrolet Colorado northbound on CTH W. The operator of the Chevrolet Colorado was attempting a passing maneuver of another northbound vehicle when the crash occurred.
The operator of the VW Jetta was pronounced dead on scene. The operator of the Chevrolet Colorado was transported by Theda Star. There were no other occupants in either of the vehicles at the time of the crash.
Responding units included: Collins Fire Department and First Responders, Valders Fire/ Jaws/ Ambulance, Manitowoc County Highway Department, Theda Star, Hi-Way 42 Garage, Manitowoc County Coroner’s Office, Wisconsin State Patrol and Manitowoc County Joint Dispatch Center.
The Wisconsin State Patrol was completing a reconstruction of the crash at the time of print. No further information was released as the crash remains under investigation.