La Crosse student identified as crash victim

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LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) – The victim in Friday’s car crash near Holmen is a high school student from La Crosse.

The La Crosse School District said Wednesday that 17-year-old Mai Yeng Xiong died from injuries suffered in the crash.

The district says Xiong would have been a senior in the coming year at Central High School.

They said she was a tremendous leader with a positive attitude.

The vehicle Xiong was traveling in was struck head-on by a truck and trailer near Amsterdam Prairie Road.

Six vehicles were involved in the crash according to the La Crosse County Sheriff’s Office. Three others were hurt in the crash.

The school is planning a memorial service on Friday at 11 a.m.

Kevin Millard

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