Separate car crashes kill 2 in central Wisconsin

WAUTOMA, Wis. (AP) — Two people are dead following separate car accidents over the weekend in central Wisconsin.

One of the victims was a 47-year-old woman who lost control of her truck at about 2 p.m. Sunday near Plainfield while going southbound on Interstate 39. The Wisconsin State Patrol says the woman was ejected from her truck when it went into a ditch and rolled.

The woman has been identified as 47-year-old Eileen Becker from Walworth.

On Saturday afternoon, a 21-year-old man died in a crash in the Town of Charlestown when the car he was a passenger in struck a culvert and rolled after the 17-year-old boy who was driving lost control. The victim was identified as Darius Finnie. Three other passengers were injured in the accident.

Both accidents are under investigation.

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