BLACK RIVER FALLS, Wis. (WTAQ) - 2 people are dead after a Sunday afternoon traffic accident near the Jackson County Fairgrounds in Black River Falls. According to a release from the Black River Falls police, a pick up truck traveling on Highway 54 East left the road, hit an embankment, went airborne and landed in a rocky ravine. Witnesses say a woman was ejected from the vehicle. Marjorie Lechner from Black River Falls was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was identified as Kenneth Lechner. He was taken to Black River Memorial Hospital where he died some time later.
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