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Authorities ID 2 men killed in Racine Co. wreck

Posted: 7:20 AM, Dec 17, 2015
Updated: 2015-12-17 08:20:48-05
Highway 75 closed in Racine County

TOWN OF DOVER -- Two people died in an accident on Highway 75 in Racine County Tuesday morning.

The one-vehicle accident happened around 5 a.m. in the 1900 block of Highway 75/ South Beaumont Avenue. 

The Racine County Sheriff’s Office said the vehicle hit a culvert, went into the air and then hit a tree and power pole. 

The victims have been identified as Jarett Heck, 20, from Salem and Zachary Faulhaber, 22, from Kansasville. Both were ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the accident has not been determined, but officials said speed appears to be a factor. 

Highway 75 was closed in both directions between Church Road and Highway 11 for five hours.