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State Patrol identifies victims of Fond du Lac crash

The driver of the passenger car ran a red light, the Wisconsin State Patrol says
Published: Sep. 15, 2020 at 5:10 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 15, 2020 at 10:37 AM CDT
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FOND DU LAC, Wis. (WBAY) - The Wisconsin State Patrol has released the names of the victims of Tuesday’s crash involving a car and Fond du Lac ambulance.

Jonathan K. Bruemmer, 21, died in the crash. Bruemmer was from Fond du Lac, according to the State Patrol.

David G. Worley, 28, suffered life threatening injuries in the crash. The Theresa man was driving the car that crashed into the ambulance.

The ambulance driver and another emergency worker on board suffered minor injuries. The driver is Paul M. Wilson, 35, Fond du Lac. His passenger is Brian John Winter, 42, Fond du Lac.

The 76-year-old patient in the ambulance at the time of the crash is identified as Michael E. Bihss of Fond du Lac. He suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The crash happened about 4:15 a.m. at the intersection of Main St. and Johnson St. Worley’s car ran a red light while going north on Main Street, according to the preliminary investigation. It hit an ambulance going east on Johnson, transporting a patient to St. Agnes Hospital.

“The impact of the crash caused extensive damage to the passenger vehicle,” says Fond du Lac Fire Chief Peter O’Leary.

Bruemmer was ejected from the car and died.

Worley was pinned inside the wreckage. He was rescued and airlifted to a hospital with life threatening injuries.

The intersection was closed for almost six hours. reopening around 10:15.

Surveillance video obtained by Action 2 News shows the car slam into the front of the ambulance.

The Wisconsin State Patrol is conducting the investigation.

Photos: Lawrence Rhoades
Photos: Lawrence Rhoades(Lawrence Rhoades)

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