Third person dies after town of Spring Prairie crash

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Shelly Birkelo
Friday, January 29, 2016

TOWN OF SPRING PRAIRIE—A third person has died in connection with a Jan. 23 crash on Highway 120 south of Highway 11 in the town of Spring Prairie, Walworth County sheriff's officials confirmed Friday.

David Laur, 50, of Glendale died about 8:20 a.m. Thursday at a hospital in Oconomowoc, said Walworth County sheriff's Capt. Rob Hall.

Laur was driving north at 7:49 p.m. on Highway 120 when a southbound vehicle driven by Volodymyr Khlopetskyy crossed the centerline on a curve and hit Laur's vehicle, according to a sheriff's office news release.

Khlopetskyy, 30, of Chicago and Laur's passenger, Elizabeth Wolfson, 51, of Shorewood were taken to area hospitals, where they were pronounced dead, the release stated.

Khlopetskyy's passengers, Mariana Lompas, 21, and Roksolana Bubniak, no age listed, both of Chicago, also were taken to area hospitals and were reported in critical condition.

Hall did not have updated medical conditions for Lompas and Bubniak.

Alcohol and speed contributed to the crash, which remains under investigation, according to the release.

Last updated: 3:37 pm Friday, January 29, 2016

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