Jul 31, 2012 at 8:14 am
HUDSON, WI (AP) - Two teenage boys were killed when a sport utility vehicle hit a stopped semi-trailer truck from behind on Interstate 94 in western Wisconsin.
Authorities say the crash happened east of Hudson at about 1:20 p.m.
The Wisconsin State Patrol says the semi was heading east when it came to a stop in a construction zone and was struck from behind by the SUV.
The Star Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/Q7zHmt) four teenage boys from New Richmond were in the SUV. Two passengers _ a 17-year-old and a 16-year-old _ were killed. The 17-year-old driver was critically injured. Another 17-year-old passenger had minor injuries.
The truck driver was not hurt.
Eastbound traffic was detoured off of the interstate and around the scene for about two hours.
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