Victims identified in Vilas Co. head-on crash

Published: Aug. 10, 2016 at 4:48 AM CDT
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The Vilas County Sheriff's Office has identified the two people killed in a two-car crash Tuesday. They are John Burlingame, 83, of Sayner and William Vukos, 64, of Arbor Vitae.

A 911 caller reported the crash just before 7 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Vilas County Sheriff's Office. First responders were called to County Highway M, south of the intersection of County Highway N in the Township of Boulder Junction.

A preliminary investigation indicates one vehicle crossed the center line and hit the other head-on. One driver was pronounced dead at the scene, the other was taken to Howard Young Medical Center but later died.