September 20, 2014

Manitowoc drunk driving crash kills two

Manitowoc Police have arrested a suspected drunk driver who is accused of causing a crash that killed two people and injured four others. The crash occurred early Sunday morning, when police say the driver sped through a stop sign, collided with another vehicle, and rolled over.

Killed in the crash were 23-year-old Christopher Mark of Manitowoc and 24-year-old Zachary Gates of Two Rivers. Their passenger, a 21-year-old Newton man, was transported to a Green Bay hospital with serious injuries. All three were in the vehicle that was hit.

The driver accused of causing the crash, a 21-year-old Manitowoc man, escaped injury, while three others in his vehicle were treated at area hospitals and released. Police have not yet released the name of the person in custody.

Manitowoc Police are still investigating the crash.

Brian Norton, WOMT