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Lake Road crash victims identified

 

May 21, 2019



IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — The Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department released the names of those in the car involved in a single-vehicle crash that killed two teens near Little Girl’s Point Saturday morning.

Lauren Powless, 18, and Madeline Jackson, 15 died when the car they were in left the road and hit a tree.

The third person in the car, Zachery Hammon, 20, survived the crash and walked to a nearby house to report the accident.

Gogebic County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene of the accident on Lake Road north of Powers Road at approximately 2:32 a.m. Saturday, according to a GCSD news release.

Powless and Jackson were pronounced dead at the scene.

Hammon was later transported Aspirus Ironwood Hospital, according to the release, where he was treated and released.

Lake Road was temporarily closed during the investigation into the crash, and has since reopened. A memorial with flowers, photos and other objects was on the shoulder of Lake Road at the crash site Sunday.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing, according to the release.

 
 

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