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1 dead after hit-and-run crash ends with vehicle in flames

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Posted at 10:52 AM, Jun 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-11 11:53:45-04

SOMERS — A hit-and-run incident in Kenosha County has ended with one person dead.

The Kenosha News reports that sheriff's deputies responded to a hit-and-run crash in Somers late Thursday afternoon.

Sheriff's Lt. Tom Gilley says a pickup truck had apparently rear-ended another vehicle before fleeing the scene.

The truck later crashed on a curve and burst into flames. Firefighters discovered a body inside the truck. The county medical examiner was called to the scene.

The dead person's identity hasn't been released.

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