UPDATE: Barron Co. officials release correction on fatal crash

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BARRON, Wis. (WEAU) -- Barron County officials are releasing a correction regarding a fatal crash.

According to the department, they incorrectly identified the person killed in a van and semi crash that happened on Highway 8 earlier this week.

Deputies say Yangguang Ou, 44 of New York, was killed in the crash. They previously stated that Feng Lin was killed in the crash, but in an updated release sent Thursday afternoon, they say Lin was the registered owner of the van, not the driver killed.

Deputies say Ou was driving west on Highway 8, crossed the center line and hit a semi head-on.

BARRON, Wis. (WEAU) --Deputies have released the name of the person killed in a crash in Barron County on Tuesday.

According to Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald, Feng Lin, 41 of Eau Claire, was killed in the crash on Highway 8 near Barron. Deputies say Lin was driving west on Highway 8, crossed the center line and hit a semi head-on. He died at the scene.

The driver of the semi was taken to the hospital with injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

The crash remains under investigation.

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