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Man Dies After Being Dragged Underneath a Car; Driver in Custody

June 9, 2024 11:30a; Updated 8:30 with KPD correction on age of victim. 

(WGTD)---A 52-year-old Kenosha man died Saturday night after apparently being dragged for blocks underneath a car that had struck him. 

The driver--a 37-year-old woman from Waukegan--is in custody. According to a police department news release, the woman may have been under the influence of THC. She reportedly was driving without a license.

The accident in downtown Kenosha happened around 9 p.m. 

Firefighters were able to extricate the man from underneath the vehicle but he was pronounced dead at the scene. 

A six-block stretch of Sheridan Rd. from 57th to 63rd was closed for six hours.

Additional details are expected to come out once the criminal complaint is filed.