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UPDATE: Victims of Wisconsin Crash from Oklahoma

UPDATED Friday, February 5, 2013 --- 12:12 p.m.

WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) -- Three people killed in a central Wisconsin car crash are identified as members of a family from Oklahoma.

A fourth family member survived Thursday's crash and is hospitalized in Wausau.

The Wisconsin State Patrol says Roy and Jenny Kato, both 34, and their 13-year-old son, Joshua, were killed when their vehicle slid into the path of another vehicle in Marathon County. The Katos' 5-year-old daughter, Brook, suffered non-life threatening injuries. She was taken to Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

The State Patrol says the family was from Tecumseh, Okla.

The driver of the other vehicle, a 32-year-old Schofield man, was also injured and taken to Aspirus.

Copyright 2013: Associated Press

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Posted Thursday, February 14, 2013 --- 12:40 p.m.

WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities say three people were killed and two others were injured in a two-vehicle crash near Wausau.

Marathon County sheriff's officials say a vehicle with four occupants slid across the centerline in the town of Maine about 8:30 a.m. Thursday and struck a second vehicle broadside. Three people in the first vehicle were killed. A fourth passenger and the driver of the second vehicle were taken to Aspirus Wausau hospital.

Sheriff's Lt. Steve Krueger tells the Wausau Daily Herald the State Patrol is working on reconstructing the accident.

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Information from: Wausau Daily Herald, http://www.wausaudailyherald.com

Copyright 2013: Associated Press


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