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UPDATE: 2 dead, 2 critically injured in Dodge Co. crash; Deceased identified

UPDATED Friday, June 7, 2013 --- 4:17 p.m.

From our news partner, WITI in Milwaukee.

DODGE CO. (WITI) — Dodge County released the names of the victims of a violent crash on State Highway 33 on Thursday, June 6th.

The deceased are identified as 31-year-old Tiffany Stahr of Milwaukee and 53-year-old Milton Christison of Beaver Dam.

The wreck happened just before 4 p.m. on State Highway 33 between County Highway AY and Madison Rd. in the Town of Herman.

Officials say the crash began when an SUV driven by Stahr was headed eastbound on Highway 33. Stahr tried to pass a semi. But when she tried to get back into the eastbound lane behind the semi, Stahr struck the semi and lost control of the SUV — which drifted into the westbound lanes. A pickup truck driven by Christison was headed westbound and struck the SUV. Another vehicle traveling westbound on Highway 33 behind the pickup also struck the SUV.

Three other people in Stahr’s SUV were ejected from the vehicle. The driver of the semi was not hurt.

Officials are investigating whether alcohol/drug impairment was a contributing factor of this crash.

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UPDATED Friday, June 7, 2013 --- 8:30 a.m.

JUNEAU, Wis. (AP) -- Dodge County sheriff's deputies are investigating a crash involving a semi and three other vehicles that killed two people and critically injured two others.

Lt. Brian Loos says one of the vehicles was trying to pass another when the crash happened Thursday about 4 p.m. in the town of Herman. The collision involved a semi, SUV, pickup truck and passenger car.

Authorities say four people in the SUV were thrown from the vehicle. A woman in the SUV was killed. A woman and toddler in the SUV were critically injured. A fourth person in the SUV, a male, was also injured. A man in the pickup truck died at the scene. Loos tells the State Journal the semi driver and a woman in the car were not seriously injured.

The crash remains under investigation.

Copyright 2013: Associated Press

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UPDATED Thursday, June 6, 2013 --- 5:50 p.m.

TOWN OF HERMAN, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities say at least two people are dead after a four-vehicle crash in southeastern Wisconsin.

The Dodge County Sheriff's Department says the crash happened just before 4 p.m. Thursday in the Town of Herman.

The sheriff's office says there are two confirmed fatalities, "multiple ejected occupants" and other injured persons.

Copyright 2013: Associated Press

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UPDATED Thursday, June 6, 2013 --- 5:18 p.m.

From our news partner, WITI in Milwaukee:

DODGE CO. (WITI) — Two people were killed and several others hurt in a violent crash involving up to four vehicles in Dodge County on Thursday afternoon, June 6th.

The wreck happened just before 4 p.m. on State Highway 33 between County Highway AY and Madison Rd. in the Town of Herman. Multiple people were ejected from the vehicles.

Emergency responders are being assisted at the scene by other law enforcement agencies as well as multiple EMS and Fire Departments and Medical Flight helicopters.

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Posted Thursday June 6, 2013 --- 4:48 p.m.

A crash has closed Highway 33 in both directions in Dodge Co.

According to the DOT, it happened just before 4:00 Thursday afternoon on Highway 33 at County AY. This is near Iron Ridge.

Highway 33 is closed from County AY to Madison Rd.


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