A news release indicates that the Whitewater Police Department responded to a fatal traffic accident involving a vehicle and pedestrian, Sunday morning, October 20, 2019. Kay Gustafson, 71, of Whitewater was struck and later died due to her injuries. The accident took place near the 1300 block of West Main Street around 10:30 a.m. The driver of the vehicle is cooperating with law enforcement and sustained no injuries from the crash. The accident is currently under investigation by the Whitewater Police Department with assistance from the Walworth County Sherriff’s Department. “WPD would like to extend their deepest condolences to those involved in this terrible tragedy,” the release stated.
The name of the driver has not yet been released.