GREEN BAY AREA REGIONAL NEWS: Brown County

UPDATE: Pedestrian, driver in Brown County crash identified

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THURSDAY 2/27/2020 8:52 a.m.

HOLLANDTOWN, Wis. (WFRV) – Authorities have identified the individuals involved in a car versus pedestrian incident last week.

The Brown County Sheriff’s Office says 53-year-old Gregg Pribyl of Green Bay had stopped to assist a vehicle that had gone into the ditch near County Highway PP and County Highway Z around 10:30 p.m. Friday night in the Town of Hollandtown.

While attempting to help the stranded motorist, the Sheriff’s Office says a vehicle driven by 24-year-old Jordan Eickert of Brillion struck Pribyl.

Pribyl is currently being treated at a local hospital, according to officials. The crash remains under investigation.

Original Story: Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Brown County

SATURDAY 2/22/2020 7:36 a.m.

HOLLANDTOWN, Wis. (WFRV) – The Brown County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a car versus pedestrian incident that happened on February 21.

Officials say around 10:30 p.m., they responded to the area of County Highway PP and County Highway Z in the Town of Hollandtown for a car versus pedestrian accident.

During the investigation, police say the pedestrian had stopped to assist a vehicle that had gone into the ditch. While attempting to help the stranded motorist, the pedestrian was hit by a passing vehicle.

Deputies report the pedestrian was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Brown County Sheriff’s Department says poor winter driving conditions were a contributing factor to this crash and are still investigating this incident.

Local 5 News will provide updates as the story develops.

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