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COPY-2 dead, 6 injured in crash near Eau Claire

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) - Two people are dead, six are injured and a suspected drunken driver has been arrested after a car crashed into a van near Eau Claire.

The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports (http://bit.ly/1s7e4FA ) the crash happened on westbound Interstate 94 about 2:40 a.m. Saturday. Two of the van's passengers died on the scene and the six other injured occupants have injuries that are not life-threatening.

A black car hood at the scene was tied to a Toyota Camry that troopers found ditched on a dead-end road.

The State Patrols says four hours later, Dunn County sheriff's deputies saw the driver of the hit-and-run vehicle walking along a road in Menomonie. The Cadott man was arrested.

Information from: St. Paul Pioneer Press, http://www.twincities.com

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