The biggest news in January was also some of the most tragic, but also showed a community that cared.
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Saturday, January 26, 2013
A busy weekend ushered in a busy week of meetings, with the key stories also being the most tragic. Here's to a better week ahead!
Last Saturday barely had begun when Kayla Corona, an 18-year-old Muskego High School graduate, was killed in a car crash on Henneberry Drive. Police say alcohol was a factor in the crash, but her family has also stated that the vehicle showed some sign of failure. Early Sunday morning, the news that broke was no better, as a home was totalled by fire on Hidden Creek Court. The cause of the fire, which is suspected to have started in the garage, is under investigation. Monday morning, Zachary Franck made his initial court appearance in the case of the sexual assault of a 12-year-old Muskego girl in December. He entered a not guilty plea before he was remanded into custody, where he will await trail. Perhaps a twist of ironic timing, a '…
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
As funeral arrangements are set for Kayla Corona, memorials placed at the accident scene recall a friend, teammate and daughter, with her favorite color purple asked to be worn in her memory.
The frozen landscape has taken its toll on the bouquets of flowers laid at the site of a fatal crash that took the life of Kayla Corona, a 2012 Muskego High School graduate. However, the warmth of the sentiments is very real and moving. "You were one of the happiest people I have ever met ... playing rugby with you and meeting you were some of the happiest experiences of my life," wrote a former teammate on a rugby football. Corona died after being transported to Froedtert Hospital in the early morning hours Saturday, the result of her vehicle leaving Henneberry Drive and crashing into a utility pole. "The Muskego High School family is saddened by the news of Kayla’s death and our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends," …
Kayla Corona, 18, crashed her vehicle into a utility pole along Henneberry Drive in Muskego early Saturday morning, and while police to believe the teenager had been drinking, family members also say there was a mechanical problem.
Editor's note: this article has been updated to reflect additional comments from the family of Kayla Corona As Muskego police continue to release details from the crash that killed Kayla Corona, an 18-year-old Muskego High School graduate, early reports from the department state that it's likely alcohol played a factor in the crash. Lt. Dave Constantineau told Muskego Patch that interviews collected from people who were with Corona indicated that she had been drinking prior to the accident. Toxicology reports are still pending, but Constantineau hoped they would be returned sooner than later to help close the case. Kayla's father, Tom Corona, however, told Muskego Patch that family members feel there was also something wrong with the …