An 88-year-old woman from Waterloo, Wisconsin died Monday, May 9 from injuries she suffered in a 3-vehicle accident Wednesday, May 4 in Dodge County.
According to the Dodge County Sheriff last Wednesday at 5 p.m. deputies responded to a motor vehicle crash involving 3 vehicles on STH 89 at intersection with CTH T, in the Township of Portland, Dodge County, Wisconsin.
Preliminary investigation shows that Patricia Winter (52 years old, from Waterloo, WI) was operating a 2007 Jeep east on STH 89 and failed to stop for the stop sign at the intersection with CTH T. The Jeep struck a 2003 Dodge (operated by Benjamin Stevens, 18 years old, from Waterloo, WI) which was northbound on CTH T.
The Jeep was forced into the CTH T southbound traffic lane, where it struck a 2003 Chevrolet pickup truck (operated by Duane Schoenherr, 32 years old, from Waterloo, WI) which was stopped at the posted stop sign.
Schoenherr and Stevens suffered minor injuries in the crash.
Winter suffered minor injuries and was transported to Columbus Hospital by Waterloo EMS.
Helen A. Henkel (88 years old, from Waterloo, WI) was a passenger in the front right seat of the Jeep and was transported by Waterloo EMS to Columbus Hospital, but was later transferred to UW Hospital in Madison, WI.
On 05-09-16 at 1:02pm, Henkel died while at UW Hospital
Assisting at the scene were: Waterloo Police, Fire and EMS, Dodge County Medical Examiner.
The crash remains under investigation by the Dodge County Medical Examiner and the Dodge County Crash Investigation Team.