2 people dead after multi-vehicle crash in Polk County

Published: Sep. 14, 2023 at 10:15 AM CDT
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POLK COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) - Two people are dead after a multi-vehicle crash in Polk County.

According to a press release from Wisconsin Department of Transportation-Wisconsin State Patrol Northwest Region Spooner Post, on Sept. 13, 2023, around 5:46 p.m., the Wisconsin State Patrol and the Polk County Sheriff’s Department responded to a three-vehicle crash on Highway 8 at 33rd Street near Turtle Lake.

The release says when authorities arrived, they learned the passenger of one of the vehicles, a woman identified as 92-year-old Martha Mclean of Mission, Texas, was dead. The driver of one of the vehicles, a man identified as 66-year-old Lamont Kelly of Deer Park, Wis., died due to his injuries while being taken to a hospital.

The Wisconsin State Patrol is investigating the crash.