BALSAM LAKE, Wis. (WCCO) — Two people were killed when their car left the road and crashed into a number of trees in Wisconsin late Saturday evening.

Authorities said 35-year-old Jeffery Pomerleau, of Luck, Wis., and 22-year-old Jayme Bottolfson, of Star Prairie, Wis., were killed when their car went off the road along State Highway 65 near 40th Avenue in Alden Township.

The accident happened at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Pomerleau was at the wheel, though the 2007 Dodge Caliber actually belonged to Bottolfson.

Authorities said the believe both alcohol and high speed were factors in the crash.

Comments (9)
  1. Amber Bantz says:

    Its sad the hear when I knew Jayme, she was a wonderful person to be around and will be missed. My parers go out the her friends and family

  2. Nancy Mielke says:

    Jeff was my cousin!! He was loved by all who knew him!! He will be greatly missed!! Love you Jeff!!

  3. just sayin says:

    maybe you should keep your rude comments to yourself especially at the time when people are grieving over this i knew one of the people killed and was the driver of this car and know for a fact he would not do this just to end his life. He was a very respectful man.

  4. Kat Rorvig says:

    This is just horrible. I worked with Jayme, she will really be missed, everyone at work is mourning her. Our best thought to her family and friends. =( ❤ Much love Jayme.

  5. Rachel Cardin says:

    Said see you later to Jayme today. Praying their family find strength and peace through this terrible time.

  6. Heather Hinkel says:

    Jayme you will be missed.

  7. Todd Mullaney says:

    we all love you jayme! and snow today just for u!!!! my heart goes out to friends and family

  8. Cheryl Evans says:

    thoughts and prayers to both families and friends

  9. Kristina says:

    Missing my best girl!

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