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UPDATE: Four Wisconsin teens killed in crash identified

Four teenagers were killed in crash in Elba in western Dodge County Monday morning, and authorities say another teen is recovering in the hospital.
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Posted at 5:25 AM, May 28, 2024

UPDATE: The Dodge County Sheriff's Office has released the names of the four Wisconsin teenagers who were killed in a crash early Monday morning.

  • 19-year-old Luis Gamillo of Sun Prairie (driver)
  • 18-year-old Alix Hernandez of Fall River (passenger)
  • 17-year-old Erik Gamillo Caldaza of Sun Prairie (passenger)
  • 16-year-old Ivan Herrera of Sun Prairie (passenger)

Deputies say the crash happened in the township of Elba in western Dodge County at around 4 a.m. on State Highway 16/60 at the intersection of County Road TT.

Authorities say a truck with five teenagers ran a stop sign when a semi hit them. Three of them died at the scene. Another teen died at the hospital.

Another passenger — 18-year-old Joseline Herrera — remains in a hospital with serious injuries.

The semi-truck driver — 57-year-old Jeffrey Brown from La Farge — was treated and released from a hospital.

Deputies say in the last 10 years, there have been nine prior crashes at the same intersection, including one that killed two people.

Authorities say the county has made multiple recommendations to improve the safety of the intersection to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.

ORIGINAL REPORTING:

Four teenagers are dead and another teenager is recovering after a Monday morning crash in Elba.

Authorities say a truck with five teenagers ran a stop sign when a semi truck hit them.

Three of them died at the scene, and another teenager died at the hospital—all ranging in age from 16 to 19.

They're all from the Madison area.

The 57-year-old truck driver had minor injuries.