Woman dies in I-94 crash

An Illinois woman died as the result of a crash on I-94 late Monday.

Maureen Ohler, 28, of Elmhurst was pronounced dead at the scene by a representative of the Kenosha County Medical Examiner’s Office.

From a sheriff’s department news release:

On December 12, 2016 at 11:11 PM the Kenosha Sheriff’s Department responded to a serious crash on I-94 southbound. The preliminary investigation has determined that a 2008 black Volkswagen sedan, operated by 28 year old Elmhurst, Illinois resident Maureen Ohler, was southbound on I-94 in the 2700 block, which is at STH 142.  Ohler’s vehicle lost control for as of yet undetermined reason and struck the cement wall on the west side of the roadway.  After striking the wall Ohler’s vehicle came to rest in in traffic lane two, unfortunately this was at the crest of the bridge over STH 142. A 2002 Chevrolet Astro Van operated by (a Kenosha man) … was also southbound and crested the bridge striking Ohler’s vehicle. There is indication that after striking the median wall Ohler’s vehicle headlights were damaged and not operating. Ohler was pronounced dead at the scene by the Kenosha County Medical Examiner’s Office.  The (driver of the other vehicle) and two passengers in his vehicle were transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The investigation into the crash is continuing.

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