A man and woman from Lindenhurst died on Monday after their car was struck by a semi-truck in central Wisconsin, also killing the driver of the semi-truck, police said.
The crash happened around 3:30 p.m. Monday at Highway 21 and Highway Z near Strongs Prairie, Wisconsin, which is in Adams County.
The Wisconsin State Patrol said a 2022 Jeep Cherokee was traveling northbound on Highway Z.
The driver of the Jeep had stopped at the intersection for the stop sign.
A semi-truck, which was pulling a trailer, was traveling eastbound on Highway 21 when the Jeep began to pull out into the intersection, police said.
The semi-truck driver attempted to swerve out of the way but was unable to.
The semi-truck struck the front of the Jeep and then rolled over into a ditch, police said.
An unoccupied car at a gas station at the intersection was struck by debris from the crash.
The driver of the semi-truck and the two people in the Jeep were all pronounced dead.
The two victims in the Jeep were identified as Earl McCarthy, 74, of Lindenhurst, and Diana McCarthy, 68, of Lindenhurst.
Andriedy Montesino Hernandez, 37, of Davie, Florida, was identified as the driver of the semi-truck.
The incident remains under investigation by the Wisconsin State Patrol.