Two people killed in two-vehicle crash, officials say

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CAMBRIDGE, Wis. — Two people were killed Friday night in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 18 at Hope Lake Road.

According to a news release, the preliminary investigation indicate that a semi-truck was traveling westbound on Highway 18 when it lost control and hit a van that was traveling eastbound on the same roadway. Both occupants of the van were pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the semi-truck was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by personnel from Jefferson County Emergency Communications.

Officials said the investigation of the crash is ongoing.