Three people are dead after a crash in Jackson County early Saturday (1/22) morning. The Wisconsin State Patrol reports that just after 1:30 in the morning Saturday they and the Black River Falls Police Department responded to a car versus semi crash on Highway 54 near Andrews Road. The initial investigation indicates that the semi was leaving a parking lot attempting to cross Highway 54 into the Kwik Trip parking lot. As it was crossing the highway, a vehicle with three occupants was westbound on Highway 54 and struck the semi trailer. The occupants of the vehicle were identified as 34-year-old Leonard Hopinka and 36-year-old Tyler Decorah, both of Black River Falls, and 35-year-old Jordan Vidana of Onalaska. All three were pronounced dead upon arrival on the scene. The Wisconsin State Patrol reports that none of the occupants of the car were wearing their seatbelts. The crash is still under investigation.

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