UPDATE: Deadly Car Crash In Crawford County

UPDATED: Monday, January 7, 2013 --- 8:10 a.m.

From Wisconsin State Patrol:

Highway: US 18 EB/WB

At 4:30 PM on Sunday January 06, 2013 a crash occurred on US 18 EB/WB at IOWA-WISCONSIN STATE LINE in CRAWFORD County near PRAIRIE DU CHIEN.
Assisting agencies included Prairie du Chien PD, Prairie du Chien Fire Dept, Crawford County Sheriff, Iowa State Patrol , and Crawford County Hwy Dept.

The crash involved 1 fatality and 4 injuries. The driver of vehicle one was west bound on the USH 18 bridge crossing the Mississippi River and crossed the center line into the eastbound path of vehicle 2. The driver of vehicle one suffered fatal injuries. The driver of vehicle 2 suffered serious injuries and was medflighted to Gundersen
Lutheran Hospital in LaCrosse. A female passenger and two juveniles in vehicle 2 suffered minor injuries.

Unit 1: Passenger Car (1994 Merc Grand Marquis)
Driver: Siegenthaler, Lorraine Catherine
73 Year Old Female From Mcgregor IA
Injuries: Fatal
Seatbelt Use: Yes
Alcohol Use: No
Enforcement Action: No

Unit 2: Passenger Car (2005 Dodge Caravan)
Driver: Lear, Roberta L.
43 Year Old Female From Prairie du Chien WI
Injuries: Life Threatening
Transported To: Gundersen Lutheran LaCrosse WI
Seatbelt Use: Yes
Alcohol Use: No
Enforcement Action: No

Passenger: Cornwell, Judith K.
68 Year Old Female From Steuben WI
Injuries: Non-Life Threatening
Transported To: Prairie du Chien Hospital
Seatbelt Use: Yes
Alcohol Use: No
Enforcement Action: No

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