4 killed, 5 injured in minivan-pickup crash in NW Wisconsin

Posted at 5:38 PM, May 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-29 14:26:54-04
Authorities say four people were killed and five others were injured in a two-vehicle crash near Cornell in northwestern Wisconsin.
Chippewa County Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk tells the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram  it's the worst accident he's seen in 40 years of law enforcement.
He says it happened around 5 p.m. Saturday when a minivan either failed to yield or ran a stop sign and collided with a pickup truck.
One male and three females died at the scene.The Sheriff's Office identified the ones who were killed as 23-year-old Mikaila S. Toske, 21-year-old Raven A. Ellin and 36-year-old Jonathan J. Jorgensen, all of Eau Claire, and 46-year-old Kristine J. Kummer, of Medford.
Toske, Ellin and Jorgensen were passengers in a minivan driven that collided with a pickup truck in which Kummer was a passenger.
The five survivors, including the two drivers, were taken to Eau Claire hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.

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