Fatal accident shuts down Highway 83 in Waukesha County
TOWN OF MERTON -- One man is dead after an accident in Waukesha County Tuesday morning.
Emergency crews were called to the scene around 6:30 a.m.
According to the Waukesha County Sheriff's Department, a vehicle struck a deer on Highway 83 near Highway Q. After pulling over, police believe the driver exited his car to remove the deer from the road and was hit by a vehicle driving southbound on Highway 83 from County Line Road.
The victim, 42, of Waterford, died of his injuries at a Summit hospital.
Highway 83 was closed for three hours Tuesday morning due to the accident.
The investigation is ongoing.