Taylor County Sheriff Issues Update on Weekend Death

Courtesy of the Taylor County Sheriff Facebook Page.

MEDFORD, WI (OnFocus) – Over the weekend, a man was found deceased on a roadway in the Town of Holway in Taylor County. The death appeared to be a result of being struck by a car.

The Taylor County Sheriff’s Department identified the man as 27-year-old Titus Kottke from Athens, WI. The full statement from the department can be read below:

Statement from Taylor County Sheriff, Larry Woebbeking:

As stated in the previous release, on October 31, 2021 at 6:08 a.m. the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of a person laying in the roadway unresponsive in a pool of blood in the Town of Holway, Taylor County. The location was near the intersection of Elm Ave and Hamm Dr and the victim had been unidentified.

The deceased victim has now been identified as 27 year old Titus Kottke of Athens Wi. We now know that Kottke had been at several bars in the Medford WI, area on Saturday night October 30th into the early morning hours of Sunday October 31st.

Kottke was last seen alive at approximately 3:30 a.m. on  Sunday morning October 31st walking on the road about a mile away from where he was found. An autopsy has been completed and Kottke’s injuries are consistent with that of being struck by a vehicle.

The Taylor County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the death and asks you call 715-748-2200 if you have any information about Kottke or the vehicle that may have struck him.

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