Triple Fatal



Trempealeau County authorities released the names of the three people who were killed in a two-vehicle crash Monday morning between Blair and Arcadia.

The driver of an SUV, which collided with a second vehicle on Highway 95, was identified as 57-year-old Patrice Hamerski of Trempealeau.

The driver of the second vehicle was identified as 34-year-old Donald Lewallen of Augusta and his passenger was idenified as 14-year-old Austin Lemon also of Augusta.

Two passengers in the van who were ejected and survived the crash were identified as 34-year-old Timothy Kroening of Owen, Wisconsin and 23-year-old Curtis Lovelien of Fairchild.

Lovelien was airflighted to Gundersen Medical Center in La Crosse. Kroening was treated and released at the Whitehall hospital.

The crash was reported about 7:30 a.m. Monday.

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