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Victims' Identities Released in Fatal Car Accident on Sunset Drive [UPDATED]

Waukesha woman and Milwaukee man, both 23, were killed in Town of Genesee car accident.

Updated at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24

The 23-year-old Waukesha woman killed in Wednesday's collision has been identified by authorities as Alixandra P. Wagner. The 23-year-old Milwaukee passenger in Wagner's vehicle was identified as Alex Hernandez Banuelos Jr.

The fatal accident remains under investigation by the Waukesha County Sheriff's Department.

Wednesday: Two people were killed on Wednesday morning after a two-vehicle crash was reported on Highway DE/Sunset Drive east of Highway 83 in the Town of Genesee, according to the Waukesha County Sheriff's Department.

A 23-year-old Waukesha woman was pronounced dead at Aurora Medical Center in Summit after being transported to there by ambulance. She was the driver of one of the vehicles involved.

A 23-year-old Milwaukee man, who was a passenger in the Waukesha woman's vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other driver, a 65-year-old North Prairie woman, was trapped in her vehicle. She was extricated and then transported to Aurora Medical Center for treatment for multiple injuries. Her condition is unknown by authorities.

Authorities have not released any identities of people involved in the accident.

The investigation so far shows that the driver of one vehicle lost control and crossed the center line, striking the other vehicle. Authorities did not indicate which driver lost control of the vehicle.

The accident occurred at 7:27 a.m. and the road was shut down for about four hours. Speed may have been a factor in the accident. The accident remains under investigation by the Waukesha County Sheriff's Department.

shari bernicky April 27, 2014 at 12:18 PM
That area of sunset is extremely dangerous. i live there and at least 3 or 4 times a year there is a serious accident. i wish something could be done about that curve. people lose control very easily. the road was re-done about 6 years ago and that curve could have been altered to save lives.

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