27-year-old Appleton resident Jamie Lynn Jackson lost her life in a car accident on Interstate 41 near Kaukauna on May 14 at around 2 p.m. Three other people suffered injuries in the incident.
According to preliminary investigations made by the Wisconsin State Patrol, 21-year-old Appleton resident Travis Berndt was driving a 2003 Saturn and transporting three passengers when he lost control of the vehicle as he exited I-41 at State Highway 55 at a high rate of speed.
The car then skidded into a ditch and proceeded to flip over multiple times.
Berndt and two other occupants of the vehicle, identified as 21-year-old Kaukauna resident Jazzmine Terry and 25-year-old Neenah resident Whitney Nelson, sustained injuries in the wreck. Jackson was declared dead at the scene of the accident.
Police investigators are trying to determine whether alcohol or drugs played any role in this tragic accident.