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People identified in double fatal crash in Monroe County

The hatchback vehicle went up under the rear of the semi-trailer and then caught on fire.
The hatchback vehicle went up under the rear of the semi-trailer and then caught on fire.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published: Sep. 15, 2021 at 2:59 PM CDT
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MONROE COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) - Authorities are naming the two people that died as a result of a fatal crash in Monroe County Monday evening.

24-year-old Jace M. Scholler, driver, and 27-year-old Hannah E. Hood, passenger, died as a result of the crash.

According to a release from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation,  a crash occurred on I-90 at I-90 eastbound milemarker 26.5 in Monroe County near Sparta, Monday at 10:00 p.m.

Wisconsin State Patrol responded to the double fatal crash. Authorities say a semi was disabled on the right shoulder when a hatchback vehicle with no headlights rear ended the semi.

The hatchback vehicle went up under the rear of the semi-trailer and then caught on fire, which spread to the semi-trailer.

No assisting agencies were reported.

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