Green Bay Police investigating fatal hit-and-run crash on W. Mason Street

The suspected driver was arrested on the city's east side
Published: Apr. 18, 2023 at 1:47 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 18, 2023 at 5:17 PM CDT
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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Police Department is investigating a fatal hit-and-run traffic crash on the city’s west side that has resulted in the death of a pedestrian, whom police are working to identify.

Officers responded Tuesday at 1:15 p.m. to the intersection of W. Mason Street and 16th Avenue for the crash, which detoured traffic until just after 4:30 p.m.

The suspected driver, a 23-year-old Green Bay man, was stopped within minutes of the reported incident and taken into custody by officers near S. Clay Street on the city’s east side. Initial reports indicate possible driver impairment to have been a factor.

Once identified, the name of the deceased will be withheld until the next of kin is notified, police said in a news release.

Anyone with information related to this case is encouraged to call Green Bay Police at (920) 448-3200 and reference case #23-220309. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime stoppers at (920) 432-STOP (7867). You may also submit a tip online at, or utilize the “P3 Tips” app for crime tips.