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Two Dead; Two Seriously Injured in Fiery Crash

RACINE, WI–(AP AND WLIP NEWS)All lanes of I-94 are opened again this morning after a deadly crash. Authorities say the drivers of two semi trailers are dead after one hit a construction barrier on an interstate and caused a chain reaction that caused explosions and set fire to other vehicles. Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling says the first semi trailer was southbound on Interstate 94 Wednesday at about 11 a.m. when it hit the barrier, over corrected and crashed.

 

 

Another semitrailer traveling northbound went into a ditch while trying to avoid hitting those vehicles. Both trailers burst into flames and set other cars on fire. Schmaling says two people in the cars suffered serious injuries and a third was unharmed.

 

 

No names have been released. The investigation is ongoing.

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