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2-vehicle crash temporarily closes US 2; four taken to hospital

 

June 15, 2019

Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe

HURLEY POLICE Department officer Josiah Hewitt directs traffic on U.S. 2 at Stateline Road in Kimball Friday after a head-on collision temporarily closed the highway.

By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

KIMBALL, Wis. - A two-vehicle crash temporarily closed U.S. 2 in Kimball Friday afternoon.

The two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision at around 2 p.m. Friday, Iron County Sheriff Paul Samardich told the Daily Globe, on the highway near Defer Road.

Four people were transported by Beacon Ambulance to Aspirus Ironwood Hospital as a result of the crash.

The highway had re-opened by 4 p.m.

The Iron County Sheriff's Department continues to investigate the cause of the crash, Samardich said.

The Hurley Police Department and the Kimball Volunteer Fire Department also responded to the scene of the crash.

 
 

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