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Authorities identify two people killed in Shawano County crash

Fatal Crash copyright Midwest Communications, Inc.
Fatal Crash copyright Midwest Communications, Inc.

TOWN OF RICHMOND, WI (WTAQ) - Two people killed in a freeway crash west of Shawano have been identified as 73-year-old Dennis Schmendt and 71-year-old Sally Schmendt, both of Marion.

Authorities said their pickup truck was going west on Highway 29 when it veered across a median and rolled onto an eastbound shoulder.

Dennis Schmendt, the driver, was ejected and died later. His passenger died at the scene.

The crash was reported around 8:15 a.m. Tuesday on the four-lane 29 near County Trunk MMM in the town of Richmond. It remains under investigation.

(Story courtesy of Wheeler News Service)

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