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80-year-old man dies after wheel flies off van, hits him under I-94 overpass

WisDOT reported 84th Street was closed in both directions at I-94 because of the incident.
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Posted at 9:46 AM, Nov 02, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-02 15:18:56-04

MILWAUKEE — An 80-year-old pedestrian died after a wheel flew off a passing van and hit the man under the I-94 overpass at 84th Street in Milwaukee last Thursday.

Milwaukee police said in an update on Wednesday that the man died in the hospital. No other injuries were reported.

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office identified the victim as Thomas Pinkalla.

WisDOT reported 84th Street was closed in both directions at I-94 because of the traffic incident.

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