JEFFERSON, WISCONSIN (August 8, 2017) – Two people were reportedly killed after an ultralight plane crashed in Jefferson on Tuesday evening, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 8:00 pm. An ultralight plane carrying two people took off from the Fort Atkinson Municipal Airport, then crashed into the Rock River a short time afterwards.
Both occupants were tragically pronounced dead in the accident. One was a 51 year old man from Edgerton, and the other was a 16 year old boy from Fort Atkinson. Their identities have not been released, but initial reports indicate the 16 year old may have been a student at Fort Atkinson high school. The investigation is ongoing at this time.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”
We at Lexton Law Firm extend our sincerest sympathies to the family of the victim in this tragic accident. We are so sorry for your loss. While we do handle personal injury cases, we write these blogs as an informative measure, to alert families that they may have a wrongful death claim. Choosing an attorney is a personal decision, and one we respect entirely. We would like the opportunity to help you through this difficult time. With decades of experience in the field of accidents, we are prepared to handle everything for you so that you do not have to worry about anything during this time of mourning. Gathering police and coroner’s reports, talking with insurance companies, and filing claims on your behalf are just some of the duties we would like to take off your shoulders. If you are interested, please call us today at (877) 864-6664. We are here to help you.