MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A head-on crash early Monday morning left two drivers dead in western Wisconsin.

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened around 5:30 a.m. as rain fell on U.S. Highway 8, just east of 15th Street in Beaver Township.

An eastbound vehicle crossed the highway’s center lines and slammed head-on into a westbound vehicle. First responders found both drivers died in the collision.

The crash remains under investigation.

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