Mackenzie Van Eperen Obituary, Death – Following to a report release from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. WisDOT said the girl was hit by a bobtail semi-tractor unit on South Washington Street near Combined Locks shortly after 3 p.m. Friday. The impact of the collision resulted in severe injuries for Mackenzie, ultimately leading to her untimely demise. The Wisconsin State Patrol Fond du Lac Post, in collaboration with the Fox Valley Metro Police Department and Outagamie County Sheriff’s Office, swiftly responded to the scene of the tragic accident at approximately 3:06 pm on June 2nd, 2023. The prompt and coordinated effort
According to WisDOT, there was no use of alcohol in the crash, and no enforcement action has been taken. Deputies have said the driver remained on the scene and cooperated with authorities. Security footage and initial witness interviews suggest speed was not a factor in this tragic crash,” deputies have said.
In a devastating turn of events, a young girl named Mackenzie M. Van Eperen, aged just 9 years old, tragically lost her life as a result of a crash in Combined Locks on Friday afternoon, June 2, 2023. The heart-wrenching incident has left the community in deep sorrow and mourning. According to a statement released by the Wisconsin State Patrol Northeast Region, Fond du Lac Post, the driver responsible for the collision is identified as Brian James Du Frane, a 59-year-old resident of Kaukauna, Wisconsin.