Driver killed after crashing into Fox River in Green Bay identified
GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - The Green Bay Police Department identified the driver whose car went into the Fox River almost a month ago.
Randi Van Lanen, 39, was a woman from Green Bay.
She was alone in the car when it went off Main Street, just before the Ray Nitschke Memorial Bridge, at about 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 6. Witnesses reported a black car going underwater. A dive team pulled her body from the river about 4 hours later.
The Brown County Medical Examiner’s Office says Van Lanen drowned.
Police are still investigating the crash and waiting for the results of further medical tests. Police also had security footage from the bridge for their investigation.
The police department isn’t releasing any more information at this time, but if you have information that helps investigators, call (920) 448-3200 and refer to case #23-223803. You can also provide the information to Crime Stoppers at (920) 432-STOP (7867) or use the P3 Tips mobile app and remain anonymous.
The police department says Van Lanen’s family extended its gratitude for the privacy they’ve received since the crash.
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