2 killed in Barron Co. crash

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BARRON COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) -- Two people were killed in a crash in Barron County Saturday morning.

The Wisconsin State Patrol said it happened around 6:30 am on County Highway O at 9th Avenue.

According to a press release, the vehicle was traveling southbound on CTH O when it moved into the oncoming lane and into a ditch.

Officials responded to the crash where they say two people were ejected from the vehicle.

The driver has been identified as 50-year-old Michelle Rae Thompson from Barron. The passenger has been identified as 45-year-old Gayland J. Olson from Prairie Farm.