UPDATE: Three dead after farming combine and SUV collide in Lake Mills

Updated: 3:15 p.m. November 6, 2017

LAKE MILLS, Wis. (CBS 58) The Jefferson County Sheriffs Office has released the identities of the three people who died as a result of the combine vs vehicle collision on Friday evening.

The Toyota Rav4 was being operated by Brian Schantz, 57-years-old, from Cottage Grove.

The front seat passenger in the Rav4 has been identified as Ildred Schantz, 90-years-old, from Honolulu, Hawaii.

The rear passenger has been identified as Alan Schantz, 60-years-old, from Cottage Grove.

All three occupants of the Rav4 were pronounced dead at the scene.

The 74-year-old operator of the combine was not injured.

The investigation continues into the crash.


Updated: 5:52 p.m. November 4, 2017

LAKE MILLS, Wis. (CBS 58) -- An update from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office confirms that three people died as a result of the crash.

The names of the victims have not been released and an investigation into how the crash happened is still ongoing.


Posted: 9:46 p.m. November 3, 2017

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Multiple fatalities have been reported after a farming combine and a SUV collided Friday evening.

According to the Sheriff's Office, it happened around 7 p.m. on County Highway B, roughly 1/2 a mile west of Stoney Creek Road in Lake Mills.

The Jefferson County Major Accident Investigation team remains on scene conducting the investigation.

There is currently no word what as to what lead up to the crash.

Stay with CBS 58 News for more information as this story develops.

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