Madison
51° F
Overcast
Overcast
Advertisement

Mount Horeb teen dies from injuries at State Fair

Published On: Dec 24 2013 01:58:19 AM CST
Updated On: Aug 14 2013 08:53:50 AM CDT

WEST ALLIS, Wis. -

A Mount Horeb teen died after sustaining traumatic head injuries in an accident at the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds, according to a report from the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner.

The report states John Klossner, 19, of Mount Horeb, fell off a moving truck at the fairgrounds on Aug. 3 and died on Monday.

A detective said Klossner was sitting on the bed of the truck with his feet hanging over the edge, and there were four others in the back of the truck. The driver hit the accelerator ejecting Klossner and one other person, according to the detective. Klossner landed on his feet, fell backward and struck his head on the asphalt.

Klossner was receiving rehab on Monday when he became unresponsive and died, according to the report.

Advertisement
  • businesswoman working on computer in office

    iStock / shironosov

    Best ways to start every work day

    Morning routines are crucial for work day success, according to some career experts. Take a look at the most important things you should do at the start of every work day.

  • Lindsay Lohan in court new

    David McNew/Reuters

    Worst celebrity drivers

    NBA star Dwight Howard's Florida driver's license has been suspended after he failed to pay a ticket for running a red light, Reuters reported. In turns out Howard was ticketed an astonishing 10 times for running red lights in the Orlando area, and received four speeding tickets, 12 citations for failing to pay highway tolls and one citation for failing to change his address on his driver's license. Take a look at the worst celebrity drivers.

  • California fires night firefighters

    Noah Berger/Reuters

    Wildfires rage out of control in California

    Hundreds of homes have been destroyed by wildfires raging out of control in drought-stricken California. Thousands more are threatened.

Advertisement