WALWORTH—A town of Walworth man died in a one-vehicle accident early Sunday morning near W6755 Willow Bend Road in the Town of Walworth, according to a news release from the Walworth County Sheriff’s Department.
Jacob Steven Sherwin, 19, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash by the Walworth County Medical Examiner’s Office.
At 3:38 a.m. on Sunday, July 2, Walworth County Sheriff’s deputies received a report of a vehicle which had rolled over onto its roof with unknown injuries. First responders found a silver 2007 Chevrolet Silverado on its roof with severe damage, and Sherwin, unresponsive and with severe injuries.
Evidence indicated Sherwin had been driving the Silverado eastbound on Willow bend Road when the vehicle left the road, struck a tree and rolled over, according to the release. Sherwin was the sole occupant in the vehicle.
Initial investigation revealed speed and lack of seat belts were contributing factors to the accident.
The crash remains under investigation by the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office Crash Investigation Unit and the Walworth County Medical Examiner’s Office.
Besides the Walworth County Sheriff’s Office, Village of Walworth Police Department, Walworth Fire and EMS, Paratech Ambulance Service, Mercy MD1, and the Walworth County Medical Examiner’s Office assisted at the scene.
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