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Car crash kills Elmwood woman, two others

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Car crash kills Elmwood woman, two others
River Falls Wisconsin 2815 Prairie Drive / P.O. Box 25 54022

Jessica L. Hartung, 20, was among three young women killed when their car left the road, became airborne, hit a clump of trees and overturned in Richland County.

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Along with Hartung, Amanda M. Newman, 19, of Elk Mound and Jessica N. Dull, 19, of Richland Center were pronounced dead at the scene by the Richland County coroner.

Samantha Turnipseed, 19, of Richland Center was severely injured and sent to a hospital in Boscobel before being transferred to a La Crosse hospital.

A passerby reported seeing the crashed car around 9:15 a.m. Sunday, June 27, but the exact time of the accident is unknown.

Sheriff's deputies said Dull was driving the 2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse. The State Patrol is helping deputies investigate the mishap. Toxicology test results are pending, including those for alcohol.

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