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Officials identify women in fatal Ashwaubenon rollover

The Sheriff's Office says Letisia Vasquez, 25, was killed in the crash
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Published: Jun. 26, 2020 at 5:29 PM CDT
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ASHWAUBENON, Wis. (WBAY) -

UPDATE 6/29:

The Brown County Sheriff's Office has released the name of a woman killed in a rollover Friday at I-41 and Highway 172.

The Sheriff's Office says Letisia Vasquez, 25, was killed in the crash.

Her passenger was identified as 28-year-old Shanica M. Hill.

The crash happened at 12:38 p.m. on June 26. Rescue crews responded to southbound I-41 at State Highway 172 for a white SUV that had rolled .

The Sheriff's Office says Vasquez lost control of the SUV and the vehicle rolled several times.

Neither Vasquez nor Hill were wearing seat belts, according to investigators. They were ejected from the vehicle.

Vasquez was transported to an area hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Hill was taken to a hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

INITIAL REPORT:

A Green Bay woman was killed when she lost control of her SUV and rolled over several times on Interstate 41 at Highway 172 in Ashwaubenon Friday afternoon.

The Brown County Sheriff’s Office says the 25-year-old was driving south on I-41 at about 12:38 P.M. when she lost control. Both her and her passenger, a 28-year-old woman, also from Green Bay, were not wearing seat belts and were thrown from the crash.

The driver was declared dead at a hospital. Her passenger is expected to recover.

Why the driver lost control is under investigation.

No other vehicles were involved in the crash. It closed the southbound lanes of the highway for almost 4 hours.

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