New Berlin PD: Brookfield man dies after crashing vehicle into pole, tree on S. Moorland Road

NEW BERLIN -- A 72-year-old Brookfield man has died after a single-vehicle accident on S. Moorland Road just south of W. Greenfield Avenue on Thursday morning, Jan. 16.

New Berlin police and fire responded to the crash around 9 a.m. Officials say a vehicle driven by the Brookfield man left the roadway, drove onto the median, and then struck a pole and a tree.

The victim was taken to the hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

Officials are investigating as to whether or not the subject suffered from a medical issue before the accident occurred.