Driver arrested, passenger dead after vehicle crashes into Beloit fire engine, police say
BELOIT, Wis. — The City of Beloit Police Department is investigating how a 43-year-old woman died at Leeson Park on Saturday afternoon.
According to a news release, officials responded to a report of an unresponsive person in a vehicle in the park.
When a fire engine responding was on the road with emergency lights, the vehicle — which was being driven by a man — drove off and crashed into the fire engine.
Officials said the woman, who was a passenger in the car, was slumped over prior to the crash. After the crash, the release said she was taken to a nearby hospital where she was pronounced dead.
The Rock County Medical Examiner’s Office has not determined a cause of death.
Meanwhile, the man driving the vehicle, Marvin E. Flint, 56, of Rockford, was arrested for operating while intoxicated.
No city personnel were injured in the crash.
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