UTV Fatality Accident - UPDATE

To: Media
From: City of Berlin Police Department
Re/Event: UTV Fataility Accident
Date/Time of Incident: 06/10/15 at 12:50 PM
Address: 600 Block of Van Horn St., Berlin, WI

Date of Release:  06/10/15                         Release #: 1

 
Information: 

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Date of Release:  6/12/15                                    Release#:  2-2

(Berlin, WI) – On June 10, 2015 at about 12:50 PM the Berlin Police Department was called to the 600 Block of Van Horn St on a report of a Utility Terrain Vehicle (UTV) accident where a child was injured. Upon arrival of the Berlin Police Department, officers located a 12-year old male deceased. This accident occurred on private property.

The victim has been identified as Boone P. Kujawa age 12. Boone was a student at All Saints Catholic School in Berlin where he had just completed the 6th grade. Boone was a wonderful young man, who loved life and everyone he met. Boone was a great son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin, and friend to so many. Boone loved sports of all types, and was always active playing them with his cousins and friends.

“The loss of a young child is the worst thing a family can experience. This tragedy has affected the family immensely and the community as a whole. Berlin is a small community that comes together to support and grieve with the Kujawa family. Our thoughts and prayers are with them.”, says Captain Kevin Block.

The family has requested no media presence at the Funeral Home or Church during the funeral.

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(Berlin, WI) – On June 10, 2015 at about 12:50 PM the Berlin Police Department was called to the 600 Block of Van Horn St on a report of a Utility Terrain Vehicle (UTV) accident where a child was injured. Upon arrival of the Berlin Police Department, officers located a 12-year old male deceased. This accident occurred on private property.

The Berlin Police Department was assisted by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources in reconstructing the scene, along with assistance from the Green Lake County Sheriff’s Department, Green Lake County Coroner’s Office, City of Berlin Emergency Management, and City of Berlin Department of Public Works.

The 12-year old victim was a student at All Saints Catholic School, Berlin. Tomorrow, June 11, 2015 the All Saints Catholic Parish will have counselors available. There will be two sessions, located at the All Saints Catholic Church Parish Hall, N8566 Sth 49, Berlin, WI 54923. Sessions will be; 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM and 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM. Everyone is welcome to attend.

The family and school request no media presence at the Church during these times.

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Release Prepared by: Kevin J. Block
  Captain of Police
  Berlin Police Department


          
         

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