Two killed, two injured in Highway 80 crashSubmitted: 10/25/2016
TOWN OF DEXTER - Two people died and two others were taken to the hospital after a head-on crash in Wood County Tuesday afternoon.

The Wood County Sheriff's Department says the cars crashed along Highway 80 in the Town of Dexter around 3:35 p.m.

Two of the three people in one car were pronounced dead at the scene.  The third was flown to Ministry St. Joseph's Hospital.  The driver of the other car was also flown to St. Jospeh's.

The sheriff's department says three of the people in the crash are in their 70s.  Two of them are from New Lisbon (near Tomah).  The third is from Missouri.  The fourth person is a man in his 30s from Wisconsin Rapids.  Their names cannot be released until Wednesday night.

The crash closed Highway 80 for about four hours. The Wisconsin State Patrol and the Wood County Sheriff's Office is working to find out what caused the crash.

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