TOWN OF SAUKVILLE, Wis. — Sheriff’s officials say a driver who struck and killed a woman trimming grass along a ditch in Ozaukee County was intoxicated at the time.
Authorities say the 82-year-old Town of Saukville woman was killed Saturday about 3:30 p.m. along county Highway Y when a pickup truck entered the ditch and struck her.
The 34-year-old West Bend man driving the pickup then struck a power pole, breaking it off.
The driver, identified as Matthew Adnerson, was taken to the hospital with minor injuries and arrested on a possible charge of operating while intoxicated causing death.
The 82-year-old woman was identified as Marlene Braun.
The investigation is ongoing.