Authorities have identified the three people killed in crash with a man suspected of drunken driving on Interstate 39/90 near Madison on Thursday.
The victims were identified as Marcus S. Johnson, 19, of Milwaukee, Elysia M. Rapp, 20, of Racine, and Wilfredo Ugarte, 23, of Puerto Rico. Two of the victims were identified as University of Minnesota students.
The Dane County Coroner's Office said that autopsies on all three victims were completed Thursday and that preliminary results indicate all three died as a direct result of injuries sustained in the crash.
The crash happened at about 2:30 a.m. in the Town of Burke when the driver, Bradley R. Erickson, 31, of Madison, rear-ended a disabled car parked on the median shoulder.
Dane County authorities said that three of the disabled car's five occupants were outside the car and two remained inside when the crash occurred.