Two women killed in Shawano Co. crash

Shawano Co. crash

UPDATE: Officials say 74-year-old Bernadine Bartz and 80-year-old Meta Bartz, both of Shawano, died in the crash.


HERMAN (WLUK) -- Two people died in a crash in Shawano County Wednesday.

The crash happened around 2:15 p.m. on County Road G and County Road A near Gresham.

Officials say a car, driven by a 74-year-old Shawano woman with an 80-year-old Shawano woman passenger, was traveling southbound on County Highway A when the driver failed to yield the right of way to a semi truck, traveling west on County Highway G.

Both women in the car died at the scene.

The driver of the semi truck was not injured.

If you witnessed the crash or have any information regarding it, please contact the Wisconsin State Patrol, North Central Region - Wausau Post at (715) 845-1143.

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