UPDATE - The Oneida County sheriffs department has released the names of the three victims in Monday's crash on Highway 51. They are: passenger car driver 22-year-old Justine Ringberg of Bayfield, passenger 22-year-old Raquel Nunez of New York, and propane truck driver 22-year-old Jeremey Ritchie of Minocqua.
Investigators say a passenger car travelling southbound lost control and skidded into the path of an oncoming northbound propane tanker-truck.
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HARSHAW, Wis. (WSAU) -- The crash involving a passenger car and a propane truck has left three people dead. Oneida County Sheriff’s investigators say the crash happened at 1:16 p.m. on Highway 51 at Fernwood Road in the Town of Cassian near Harshaw.
Oneida County is still investigating the crash, but say weather and road conditions are probably a factor.
Cassian and Nokomis Fire Departments and the Oneida County Hazardous Materials response team were called to the scene along with first responders.
Names are being withheld until relatives are notified.