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Posted on: October 29, 2020

UPDATED: 2 killed in crash at highways Q and MB in Bristol

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FRIDAY, OCT. 30, 2020, UPDATE:

The deceased victims have been identified as 43-year-old Eric Debettignies, a resident of Kenosha, Wisconsin, and his 5-year-old daughter Alexa Debettignies.  The operator of the semi-truck was identified as 50-year-old Carlos Jimenez, a resident of Gurnee, Illinois.  Jimenez was transported to a local hospital by Bristol Fire Department for minor injuries.

ORIGINAL THURSDAY, OCT. 29, 2020, NEWS RELEASE:

On October 28th, 2020, at about 8:30 PM the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department investigated a fatal motor vehicle crash involving a passenger car and a semi-truck on CTH Q (104th St) at CTH MB (152nd Ave) in the Village of Bristol.  Initial reports indicated that there was heavy damage to the passenger car and the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.  A 5-year-old girl who was the daughter of the deceased driver and passenger of the car was transported to a local hospital by Bristol Fire Department but succumbed to her injuries and also died.

Deputies and Detectives who are investigating the crash reported that a 2004 Mini Cooper was traveling eastbound on CTH Q at a high rate of speed, struck the semi-truck that was attempting to turn south from CTH Q onto CTH MB.  The operator of the Mini Cooper was identified as a 43-year-old man from Kenosha, WI.  The semi-truck operator was identified as a 50-year-old man from Gurnee, IL. 

The semi-truck operator is cooperating with the investigation.  The names of the operators and deceased are being withheld as this is still an open investigation.

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