Police: 2 dead after wrong-way driver strikes vehicle in Kronenwetter

Published: Jul. 13, 2021 at 7:13 AM CDT
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MARATHON COUNTY, Wis. (WSAW) - Two people are dead after head-on crash involving a wrong-way driver on Interstate 39 in Kronenwetter.

The crash was reported around 11 p.m. Monday night. The crash occurred on I-39 south of Kowalski Road. The wrong-way driver was a 27-year-old woman and the southbound driver was an 18-year-old woman.

The women were the sole occupants of their vehicles.

The victim’s names have not been released.

The Kronenwetter Fire Department, the Medical Examiner’s Office, and the Marathon County Crash Reconstruction Team assisted at the scene. At this time, the circumstances leading to the crash are still under investigation.

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