Names released in fatal head-on crash in Onalaska

Crash happened on Hwy. 35 near Riders Club Rd.
Names released in fatal head-on crash in Onalaska

The La Crosse County Sheriff’s Department released the names of the three people who died in a head-on crash in Onalaska Tuesday night.

Lacey J. Daily, 23, of Onalaska; Mary Lu Dolbee, 87, of Holmen; Karen Dolbee, 60, of Holmen, died in the crash. There were no other serious injuries.

The Sheriff’s Department said the crash happened after a vehicle traveling northbound on Highway 35 crossed the center line and struck the back quarter panel of a pick-up truck southbound on Highway 35. After the vehicle struck the truck, the northbound vehicle hit a second vehicle traveling south head-on.

The driver and passenger of the second southbound vehicle were killed. The driver of the northbound vehicle was also killed. The people in the truck were not injured.

Highway 35 was shut down for five hours after the crash. It opened back up to traffic around 11:45 p.m. Tuesday.

The La Crosse County Sheriff’s Department and the Wisconsin State Patrol are still investigating the crash.