UPDATE: Victims identified in deadly crash near Nekoosa

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NEKOOSA, Wis. (WSAW) -- The Wisconsin State Patrol has identified two people killed in a crash in Nekoosa Wednesday. Investigators said Jason Dahms, 45 of Custer, and Edward Singstock, 57, of Wisconsin Rapids died at the scene.

The crash happened on State Highway 173 near Kimball Avenue near Nekoosa around 10:30 a.m.

The Wood County Highway Department was conducting highway maintenance on State Highway 173 when a box truck, driven by Dahms was traveling eastbound on 173. Dahms approached the highway maintenance operation and traveled into the westbound lane of traffic where a dump truck driven by Singstock, crashed into the box truck.

The State Patrol will be conducting the crash investigation which remains on going.