Two Killed in Collision on Highway 18 Bridge

The Crawford County Sheriff’s Department has released the names of two people killed in a collision Sunday on the Highway 18 bridge between Prairie du Chien and Marquette. They were identified as 43 year old Tracy Jo Larson of Prairie du Chien and 36 year old Luke Hackman of Decorah.

Crawford County Sheriff Dale McCullick says they responded to the accident at about 11:20 Sunday morning, and the crash investigation determined that Larson was operating an SUV eastbound and Hackman was operating a pick up westbound and the two-vehicles collided head-on. Hackman’s vehicle was occupied by an adult female and two-young-children. The occupants escaped with non-life-threatening injuries.

The highway was closed for approximately four and a half hours for crash scene reconstruction conducted by the Wisconsin State Patrol. The crash remains under investigation.