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36-year-old man dies after crashing into Oak Creek retention pond

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Posted at 12:49 PM, Jan 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-04 21:39:00-05

OAK CREEK — A 36-year-old man has died after crashing into an Oak Creek retention pond Tuesday morning, the Oak Creek Police Department said.

Around 10:30 a.m. police saw car parts scattered along the road near South 13th Street and Ryan Road.

While investigating, they saw that there was a vehicle in a retention pond on the side of the road. Officials found the 36-year-old dead upon arrival. Police said that they believe the driver was speeding which caused the crash.

Emergency crews worked to pull the vehicle from the pond shortly after noon.

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