2 killed in Barron County crash involving dump truck
Posted: Jun 24, 2021 10:53 AM CDT
CUMBERLAND, Wis. (AP) — Two people are dead in a collision involving a dump truck and car in Barron County.
The sheriff's department says the truck was eastbound on Highway 48 near Cumberland Wednesday afternoon when a westbound car crossed the center line and the two vehicles crashed.
The driver of the car, 19-year-old Damien Weiss, of Turtle Lake, and a 21-year-old passenger, Dallas McDowell, of Amery, were killed in the crash.
Both were pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the dump truck, a 61-year-old Chippewa Falls man, was taken Cumberland Hospital with minor injuries.