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North Side Crash Results in Fatality

Post Date:12/07/2015 7:49 PM

On December 5, 2015, at 7:46 AM, the Appleton Police Department and Appleton Fire Department responded to a crash at the intersection of E. Northland Avenue (OO) and N. Conkey Street.   The crash involved a car and a van. The driver of the car was transported by ambulance to a local hospital.  He died on Sunday afternoon as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.

Richeld Pepin, an Appleton resident, has died of injuries from the crash.  He was 85 years old.  Prior to the crash, Pepin was northbound on N. Conkey Street.  Investigation shows Pepin failed to stop at the stop sign on N. Conkey Street and was struck on the passenger side of his vehicle by the westbound van.

The 37 year-old driver of the van, Toni Jones of Kimberly, was not injured in the crash. She was cited for Operating after Suspension and Operating without Insurance.

Members of the Appleton Police Department’s CRASH Investigation Team responded to investigate the incident.  They were assisted in their investigation by the Wisconsin State Patrol.

For additional information, please contact Sgt. Dave Lund at (920) 832-5509.

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