Three killed in head-on collision

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According to the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department, three victims had died in a two-vehicle head-on crash last Monday.

The accident occurred around 7:40 PM near County C in the Town of Nekimi. One vehicle was headed north on the state highway while the other was headed south.

For unknown reasons the north-bound vehicle crossed the median, resulting in a head-on collision that killed the first vehicle's driver as well as the driver and his passenger in the south-bound vehicle.

All three were pronounced dead at the scene by emergency personnel.