Elderly Man Struck, Killed While Retrieving Mail

Posted Wednesday, December 5, 2012 -- 8:00 a.m.

TOWN OF SCOTT, Wis. (AP) -- A 98-year-old man was struck and killed while retrieving his mail along a Sheboygan County road.

Sheriff's officials say Erhard Klug, of rural Random Lake, accidentally stepped into the path of a van on County Road HH about 4 p.m. Tuesday. Klug was taken by helicopter to Froedtert (FRAY'-dert) Hospital in suburban Milwaukee where he died of his injuries.

Deputies say the van was driven by a 52-year-old woman who is also from rural Random Lake.

Copyright 2012: Associated Press

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