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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