Taylor County (WQOW) - Three people are dead following a crash in Taylor County on Monday.
According to the Taylor County Sheriff's Office, police responded to the intersection of County Road MM and Copper Drive in the town of Jump River Monday at 8:07 p.m.
They said a vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed when the driver missed a 90-degree turn and continued straight onto a gravel road, losing control of the vehicle. The car went off the road and hit a large piece of logging equipment, starting on fire.
The driver, William Juneau, 49, of Gilman, and the front-seat passenger, Sandra Haff, 51, of Thorp were killed on impact. A third passenger, Tyler Flores, 28, of Kenosha was pulled from the car and taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Speed and alcohol are believed to be factors in the crash.