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High-Speed Crash Kills Two In Price County


Two persons died in a Price county high-speed chase and crash Monday.

The Wisconsin State Patrol reports a Price County Sheriff's deputy attempted to stop a vehicle for speeding on Highway 13 about 11:00 a.m. The driver pulled over to the side of the road. As the deputy pulled up, the driver sped off at a high rate of speed and a chase began. The vehicle abruptly pulled into the southbound lane, striking another vehicle head-on. Both drivers were alone in the vehicles and were killed in the crash.

The crash happened on Highway 13 at Dama Road near Phillips.

Names of the victims will be released later. The incident is being investigated by the Wisconsin State Patrol.