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Sheboygan Police Department
Wednesday October 9th, 2019 :: 03:30 p.m. CDT


Traffic Accident results in tragic death of 9 year old Sheboygan boy.

At approximately 10:27 AM, the Sheboygan Police Department along with the Sheboygan Fire Department responded to an injury accident involving a City of Sheboygan Sanitation Vehicle (garbage truck) and a child on a bicycle at North 14th Street and Center Avenue.

The child, a 9 year old male from Sheboygan, died as a result of injuries sustained in the accident and the family has been notified.  The Wisconsin State Patrol is conducting the traffic crash investigation.

The driver of the sanitation truck is a 35 year old male who has been with the City of Sheboygan approximately two years.  An additional city employee, a 55 year old male who has been with the City of Sheboygan approximately twenty one years, was conducting garbage collection at the rear of the vehicle.

While the accident investigation continues, this tragic accident affects the whole community and the City of Sheboygan offers condolences to the family of the young boy.  

Sheboygan Police Department
1315 N 23rd St
Sheboygan, WI 53081

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 920-459-3333

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