A husband and wife were crossing a street in Fond du Lac about 7 a.m., Thursday morning, when they were struck by an SUV that was driven by a 30-year-old Fond du Lac woman.
67-year-old Carolyn Muckerheide, of St. Cloud, Minnesota, was pronounced dead at the scene. Her 74-year-old husband, Eugene, was stabilized at the scene and flown to Theda Clark Medical Center for medical treatment for his serious injuries.
The driver of the SUV and her 2-year-old son were not injured in the accident. Police are continuing to investigate the accident.
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