Crash kills 9-year-old on way to school
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Two vehicles were removed from the scene of a fatal crash Nov. 16, 2010 on County Highway H in Geneva Township. Dan Plutchak/WalworthCountyToday.com.
GENEVA TOWNSHIP -- Town of Geneva police are investigating a fatal crash this morning that killed a 9-year-old Lake Geneva boy.
Carter Michael Dorwin was riding to school about 7 a.m. with his mother, Nicole and brother, Bradley on County Highway H near Como Auto Salvage, according to a Town of Geneva Police Department news release.
Nicole Dorwin told police that she saw another car driving erratically coming toward them and went off to the side of the road, but the driver crossed the center line and hit her vehicle.
Carter Dorwin died at impact, according to the news release. Nicole and Bradley were treated and released.
Jeremy C. Dees, 33, was arrested at the scene and was taken to Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital in Wauwatosa. Investigators are looking into whether alcohol played into the crash, according to WTMJ.
Nicole Dorwin is listed as a Family and Consumer Science teacher at Badger High School.
Highway H was closed for about four hours as police and Walworth County Sheriff's deputies investigated the scene.
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