An 84 year old woman from Kewaunee was killed early Tuesday morning when she was struck by a truck traveling south on Highway 42, about a quarter mile south of County Highway J, in the Town of Carlton. She has been identified as Audrey Repitz. The investigation is ongoing, but according to the release from the Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Department, it appears the woman walked into the northbound lane of traffic when she was struck. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the truck was a 42 year old man from Kewaunee. Kewaunee Rescue, Carlton First Responders and the Carlton Fire Department were all dispatched to the scene along with Sheriff’s deputies at approximately 5:41AM.
The investigation is ongoing with assistance from the Wisconsin State Patrol.