Two Rivers crash leaves man dead, wife critically injured

TWO RIVERS, Wis. - A two-car crash in Two Rivers left one man dead and his wife critically injured Wednesday morning.

Police responded to the crash on Tannery Road at 32nd Street just before 9:00 a.m.

A 93-year-old driver and 79-year-old passenger were pulling out of the St. Peter the Fisherman parking lot and crashed into a car on Tannery Road driven by an 89-year-old man, police said. His 80-year-old wife was also in the car.

The car that was hit spun out of control and began driving in high speed circles until it crashed into a tree, according to police.

The 80-year-old man was unresponsive and rushed to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. His wife had extensive injuries and is currently in an area hospital in critical condition, police said.

The driver and passenger of the other car were not injured.

Wisconsin State Patrol assisted in the investigation, and it is still ongoing through the Two Rivers Police Department.

Police are not releasing the names of the victims until family is notified.

 

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