Update: The Wisconsin State Patrol has confirmed three total fatalities and four injuries from a head-on accident involving two mini-vans on State Highway 29 Friday night.
A mini-van carrying six people was struck head-on by a vehicle traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes, killing a 9-year-old boy and a 7-year-old girl. The four others sustained serious injuries.
A 38-year-old Bonduel man was the driver of the vehicle heading eastbound, who was killed. His name has not yet been released.
A 38-year-old Bonduel man was one of two people killed Friday night on State Highway 29 near County Trunk T.
The Shawano County Sheriff’s Office says they received a report of a vehicle traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of Highway 29 around 9:30 p.m. Friday night near County Trunk K. Shortly after, they received another call of two vehicles colliding on the highway near County Trunk T.
Initial investigations showed the eastbound vehicle was being driven by the 38-year-old man, who passed away from injuries he sustained.
The westbound vehicle was being driven by a 34-year-old woman from Manitowoc, which had five other occupants, one of them a male, who passed away from their injuries. The others in the vehicle were transported to a local hospital for treatment, but their condition is unknown.
No victims are being identified, as the accident is under investigation.