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Fort Atkinson Couple Killed in Milwaukee Car Accident

Posted on March 30, 2011 6:23 am under Car Accidents

A Fort Atkinson couple were killed in a Milwaukee car accident Thursday.

According to officials with the Dane County Sheriff’s Department, 87 year-old John J. Harrington and his wife, 81 year-old Delores E. Harrington died Thursday in an accident in the Town of Albion. Deputies said Sunday that an eastbound car driven by John Harrington stopped at a stop sign on Highway A at Highway 73 and pulled into the path of a tractor-trailer, which was heading southbound on Highway 73.

According to the accident report, both John J. Harrington and Delores E. Harrington were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured in the accident.

Preliminary autopsy results found that both people died from injuries suffered in the crash.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims’ family and friends during this very difficult time.