Authorities ID New Richmond student killed in crash

  • Source: Hudson Star-Observer
  • Published: 10/12/2017 07:29 AM

The student killed Wednesday in a crash involving a semi-trailer has been identified as a New Richmond girl. The St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that 16-year-old Megan K. Bennig, a New Richmond High School student, died at the scene. The crash occurred at 3:08 p.m. at County Road G and 140th Avenue in the town of Richmond when Bennig’s 2001 Toyota Corolla entered the intersection. It was struck by a 1993 Kenworth semi-trailer as Bennig was turning onto the county road from southbound on 140th. Bennig’s car was struck on the driver’s side.


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