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Three victims of deadly Dane County crash were students

Posted at 4:24 PM, Oct 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-04 17:24:05-04

MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) — The three victims who died in a fiery weekend crash in Dane County have been identified as two Middleton High School seniors and a former student, according to an email the principal sent to parents.

Authorities have not released their names. Sheriff’s officials say a vehicle rear-ended another vehicle in the town of Middleton on Saturday night.

The vehicle that was struck ended up in a farm field and became engulfed in flames. The three occupants in that vehicle were pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities say charges are pending against a 30-year-old Madison man.

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