Elkhorn man dies in crash in Bristol

An Elkhorn man died in a one-vehicle crash early Wednesday morning in Bristol.

Leon Hood, 47, was pronounced dead at the scene by a representative of the Kenosha County Medical Examiner’s Office, according to Sheriff’s Department . He appeared to be the only occupant of his car.

According to Sheriff’s Department reports: Hood’s car was traveling northbound on Highway 45 in Bristol when he lost control. The car skid about 900 feet and struck a tree on the east side of the road with the driver’s side of the vehicle. Marks on the road indicated that the car swerved into the southbound lane at one point during the skid. Two semi-truck drivers reported the crash scene, but did not see the accident happen. Hood was not wearing a seat belt and was removed from the vehicle by Bristol Fire and Rescue personnel.

The crash occurred in about the 11300 block of Highway 45.


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  1. Ryan and Christine says:

    God bless the family; your neighbor’s thoughts and prayers are with you. Sorry for your loss.

  2. Dawn Rodriguez says:

    The only words I can think to say are I feel richer for having known him and God bless and keep his loved ones, loss of loved ones is so hard.

  3. shantay hassenfelt (jeremy hassenfelt daughter) says:

    I am deeplyy sorry for ur loss. I seen my dad 2day who grew up wit leon an is grieving ur loss. He could not believe this happeneded. Our condolences!

  4. Betsy Angulo says:

    I miss you my friend! This isn’t supposed to be this way! Thank you for your friendship and always making me laugh! I know you are in the arms of the Lord now and at peace!

  5. shanqua reaves (jeremy hassenfelt girlfriend) says:

    WHEN I WAS TOLD I COULDNT BELIEVE IT. MY FIRST THOUGHT IS HOW DO I TELL HIS BEST FRIEND??? MY PRAYERS GO OUT TOO THE FAMILY FOR THE LOST OF THEIR LOVE ONE!!
    FATHER GOD WE ASK THAT YOU GIVE THIS FAMILY PEACE!!
    AMEN

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