56-year-old Fred Wilhelm dies in fatal Newton motorcycle-car crash – Thursday, November 4, 2021

Newton motorcycle-car crash death of Fred Wilhelm – Obituary

56-year-old Fred Wilhelm has died in a fatal Newton motorcycle-car crash that occurred on Thursday, November 4, 2021. It happened at about 3 p.m. on Route 94 when the motorcycle that Fred was driving eastbound was struck by a pick-up truck driven by 23-year-old Ronnie Branch.

According to official reports, Ronnie was driving a pickup truck westbound on Route 94. At some point, he veered over the double yellow line and collided with the motorcycle that Fred was driving.

Fred was left with severe injuries to which he succumbed at the scene. Ronnie survived with minor injuries and was treated at the scene.

Heroin was found in Ronnie’s possession and he has since been slapped with a drug charge. According to the police, no other charges have been filed.

Investigations into the crash are still ongoing.

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