Sheriff: Girl, 14, didn't die in deadly crash

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

BRADFORD, Wis. (AP) -- The Rock County Sheriff's Office says that contrary to what it reported earlier, a 14-year-old girl survived a highway collision that killed three of her family members.

The sheriff's office issued a news release Sunday afternoon saying that its earlier report that all four family members involved in Saturday's collision had been killed was wrong.

It attributes the error to a miscommunication between hospitals were the girl and her family members were treated. It says the girl was treated overnight and is in stable condition at American Family Children's Hospital in Madison.

The girl's father, 18-year-old sister and 7-year-old sister died in the crash.

AP-WF-12-01-13 2132GMT


BRADFORD, Wis. (AP) -- Four people, including two children, are dead after a two-vehicle crash in Rock County.

According to a county sheriff's department news release, 18-year-old Talia Enciso had been traveling north on State Highway 140 when she failed to yield the right of way from a stop sign at U.S. Highway 11/14. The car was struck by an eastbound Dodge Ram pulling a travel trailer.

The department says she was killed as were her passengers, 43-year-old Alvino Ortiz and two children ages 7 and 14.

The two people in the truck were not injured. It happened around 10:20 a.m. Saturday.

Traffic on Highway 11/14 was rerouted for 3 1/2 hours. The department says no citations are expected to be issued.

AP-WF-12-01-13 1532GMT

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