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Update: names released in fatal crash

by Colby Robertson

MERRILL (WAOW) -- We now know the names of the people involved in a fatal Merrill crash that happened Friday afternoon.

71-year-old Dorothy Tremmel died after the car she was riding in was hit by 82-year-old Elaine Steinke on highway Z yesterday afternoon.

Steinke remains in critical condition.

Tremmel's husband.. 73-year-old Harry Tremmel was treated at a hospital and released.

Police say the preliminary investigation shows the crash was caused when Steinke failed to yield.

Alcohol was not a factor in the crash.

Online Reporter: Colby Robertson

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