On Saturday, an accident in Marinette County took the life of an 81-year-old Green Bay man. Carl Bernetzke was involved in a three-vehicle crash Friday afternoon on US Highway 141.
According to a press release, a pickup truck was traveling northbound and crossed the center line, colliding with a southbound car, then another southbound pickup truck.
Bernetzske was the driver of the southbound car, who was passed from head injuries, while being taken to the hospital.
The driver from the northbound truck was 67-year-old Leroy Poglud of Goodman and was treated for his injuries a a hospital. The driver of the southbound truk was a 48-year-old man, Donald Britten Jr. from Langlade Co, who was uninjured.
According to Marinette County Sheriff’s Officials, this is the first fatality in the county for 2017 and is currently under investigation.