UPDATE: Victims named in fatal Merrill crash - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

UPDATE: Victims named in fatal Merrill crash


The Merrill Police Department is investigating a car crash that killed two people.

Police say the single vehicle crash killed 33-year-old Jessica Hartwig and 31-year-old Misty Glisch both of Merrill.

It happened at 3:15 a.m. Thursday on South Alexander Street, just north of Heldt Street.

Authorities say three were thrown from the vehicle when it crashed into a field.

Two other Merrill women were both in critical condition.

The police chief tells Newsline 9 that a section of Heldt St. was closed while a crash reconstruction team worked to figure out what caused the crash.

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