A 56-year-old man died and the driver suffered life-threatening injuries following an automobile accident last week on Waukesha's northeast side.

Michael Marquette of Shawano was killed instantly after the car he was a passenger in was involved in a crash on March 1. The crash occurred at Bluemound and Springdale roads.

According to Waukesha police, the crash involved a car and a pickup truck just after 5 p.m. March 1. A Waukesha police accident reconstruction specialist conducted the investigation.

Both vehicles were found with significant damage when police and fire department officials arrived to the scene. They found Marquette dead in the car.

The driver of the car was transported by ambulance to Froedtert Hospital with life-threatening injuries. The condition of the truck driver was not provided.

Police did not provide many details about the crash or if any citations or charges have been filed.

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