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2 dead in head-on crash near Hayward

TOWN OF LENROOT, WI-- Two people are dead and three injured following a two-vehicle crash near Hayward.

According to the Sawyer County Sheriff's Office, the crash happened on State Highway 77 and 27 at the intersection of County Road T in the Town of Lenroot around 9:40 a.m. Wednesday.

Authorities say a 2016 Honda CR-V, driven by a 36-year-old Milwaukee woman, was traveling east on Highway 77 and 27 when it collided head-on with a 2004 Toyota Camry, driven by a 56-year-old Hayward woman.

The driver of the Toyota Camry was taken to the Hayward Area Memorial Hospital.

Two people in the rear seat of the Honda CR-V were pronounced dead at the scene, while the driver and a third passenger were air-lifted to a Duluth hospital.

There was no immediate word on what led to the collision.

Austin Haskins

Meteorologist/Web Producer

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