FOX CROSSING — A woman is dead after authorities she jumped from a moving sheriff’s office vehicle Monday while begin transported by deputies.

The two Outagamie County Sheriff’s Office deputies involved are on administrative leave pending conclusion of the investigation.

According to a sheriff’s office news release, deputies were transporting a 43-year-old woman about 5:30 p.m. Monday on south on Highway 441 in the town of Fox Crossing.

When they neared Racine Street, the woman exited the vehicle while it was moving, according to a sheriff’s office news release.

She was seriously injured and was taken by ambulance to a local hospital where she later died.

The Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident.




By Dan Plutchak

Dan Plutchak, born and raised in Kaukauna, is cofounder of Kaukauna Community News.