UPDATE: Victims identified in triple fatal Highway 57 crash

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BROWN COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) - The Brown County Sheriff's Office has identified the people involved in a fatal crash on Highway 57 Friday afternoon.

Crash scene on Highway 57
Crash scene on Highway 57 in Dyckesville (WBAY photo)

The Brown County Sheriff's Office identified Todd Beyer, 38 of Green Bay as the wrong way driver. Beyer was air lifted to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Ila M. Schabow, 84 and Lynn M. Eckes, 58 from Appleton were the two rear passengers in the car Beyer struck. Schabow and Eckes were pronounced dead at the scene. Schabow is Eckes mother.

Authorities say the two survivors, Kristen M. Eckes, 32 and Kenneth M. Eckes, 58, are still in the hospital. They are being treated for critical, life-threatening injuries.

Kristen Eckes was the driver of the northbound car and Kenneth Eckes was in the front passenger seat.

The sheriff's office says the 38-year-old man drove the wrong way onto the County Highway DK exit ramp and entered Highway 57 going south into the northbound lanes. He collided with a northbound car head-on. The crash was reported at 1:48 p.m.

The sheriff's office says all four people in the northbound car were related.



 
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