OMRO, Wis. (WFRV) – Authorities have provided updates relating to the two separate recent deadly crashes in Winnebago County, providing the identities of the two men who died.
On October 26, just after 2:30 p.m., first responders were sent to STH 21 and Sand Pit Road for reports of a three-vehicle crash, with one of the vehicles ‘fully engulfed by fire.’ The driver of the car on fire was found dead and has been identified as 33-year-old Harold R. Kissinger from Berlin.
The drivers of the other two vehicles were taken to local hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries.
On November 1, around 7:45 a.m., authorities were notified of a two-vehicle crash near STH 21 and East Scott Street.
First responders found 57-year-old Matthew Drake from Omro, unconscious. After life-saving measures, Drake was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the second vehicle was taken to a local hospital for non-life-threatening injuries, deputies say.
The causes of both crashes remain under investigation.