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NEW INFORMATION: Victims of Wisconsin crash from Oklahoma

By: AP
By: AP

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.

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 (http://wdhne.ws/12lgmpY ) the State Patrol is working on reconstructing the accident.


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