EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – Two people are dead following a crash on Claremont Avenue in Eau Claire.
Multiple crews were called to the scene at the intersection of Claremont and university drive around 1:45 Sunday afternoon. According to the Eau Claire Police Department, two vehicles were severely damaged.
81-year-old Elaine Lambrecht of Eau Claire was pronounced dead at the scene. 61-year-old Mary Socha of Eau Claire was seriously injured and later died at a local hospital.
Other vehicles were damaged, but no other injuries were reported.
The cause and circumstances of the crash are still under investigation.