Payton Claybaugh Death – We are extremely devastated to announce the death of Payton Claybaugh, 22, a student in the prestigious Pre-Dental Scholars program at Marquette University, has been identified as the pedestrian fatally struck by a vehicle on Sunday in Milwaukee County.
Payton Claybaugh died as a resultof a hit-and-run vehicle in Milwaukee early Sunday.
Payton Claybaugh was on-foot near a vehicle on the Marquette Interchange near 16th street, when he was fatally struck by a vehicle around 12:30 a.m. Sunday. The vehicle apparently then fled the scene.
Payton Claybaugh’s father, Schmidtke Orthodontics Dr. Bret Claybaugh, died suddenly in November of 2020. Payton was following in his footsteps.
Payton Claybaugh was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries