Gustav Zittlow, 65, and Cynthia Zittlow, 55 of Trego were killed last Friday following the crash. According to police, the couple was traveling on Highway 53 when they hit a truck being driven by Richard Caton, 59, of Dayton, Minnesota, as he was crossing Highway 53.
The Zittlows were pronounced dead at the scene of the truck accident.
Caton and a passenger in his truck, Jacqueline Caton, 57 of Dayton, Minnesota, sustained minor injuries and were treated at the scene.
The truck accident is currently under investigation by the Barron County Sheriff’s Department and the Wisconsin State Patrol.
Truck accidents like this one happen on a daily basis, but the worst is that they are usually caused by the truck drivers themselves. Truck drivers have long schedules and oftentimes speed in order to arrive at their destinations on time or may even fall asleep behind the wheel. Luckily, help is available to all victims. If you or a loved one have been injured in a truck-related crash, turn to a truck accident attorney right away for assistance.
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