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UPDATE: Two people killed in Wood County highway collisionSubmitted: 10/09/2019
UPDATE: Two people killed in Wood County highway collision
Story By Newswatch 12 Team

WOOD COUNTY -
The victims of this crash have been identified as Jacob P. Dahms, 45, of Custer and Edward A. Singstock, 57, of Wisconsin Rapids. 

Dahms was driving a 2019 Peterbilt box truck at the time of the crash. Singstock was driving a 2019 Kenworth dump truck.
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A two car crash in Wood County Wednesday morning near Nekoosa killed two people.

It happened around 10:30 am at County Hwy GG and the Northbound Lane of State Hwy 173.

A 45 year old box truck driver from Custer, Wisconsin came across highway maintenance and traveled into oncoming westbound traffic.

That's when a 57 year old Wisconsin Rapids man driving a dump truck crashed into the box truck killing both drivers.

A state patrol investigation into the crash is ongoing.



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