Father driving at "excessive speed" crashes, kills 10-year-old daughter

    Kage and Kherington Brownell (pictured left) and Kherington Brownell (pictured right) Photo provided by mother of children

    TOWN OF WINNECONNE, Wisc. (WLUK) -- A ten-year-old is dead after a crash in the Town of Winneconne, according to the Winnebago County Sheriff's Office.

    The crash happened Friday, August 10, shortly after 6 p.m. Officials say the driver was headed north on Highway 45 and crashed north of Highway 16.

    The 58-year-old driver was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

    His 13-year-old son was also taken to the hospital, with serious injuries.

    Witnesses told officers a vehicle was speeding when he lost control, entered a ditch and rolled onto its top.

    "Children are absolutely not supposed to die like this. Our deepest condolences go out to the family," said Sheriff John Matz in a release.

    Officials say they believe alcohol and excessive speed are factors in the crash.

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