UPDATE: Police release names of 2 people killed in Chippewa County crash

UPDATE:
Chippewa County (WQOW) – Police have now identified the two people killed in a Chippewa County crash last Friday.

According to Chippewa County Sheriff Jim Kowalczyk, Catherine McEathron, 64, and her husband Gerald McEathron, 60 both of Red Wing, MN were killed when their vehicle crossed the center line on Highway F near Tilden and hit a cement truck head on.


Eau Claire (WQOW) – Two people died in a crash in Chippewa County late Friday afternoon.

A car and cement truck collided on County Trunk Highway F, near Tilden, just before 5. The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office said the car was going south on F, and ended up left of center, hitting a cement truck traveling the opposite direction head-on.

The driver and passenger in the car were killed. Authorities have not released their names yet.

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