NEW RICHMOND, Wis. (KMSP) - A high school student from New Richmond, Wisconsin was killed in a crash on her way home from school Wednesday.
The accident took place in Richmond Township at 3:08 p.m. Megan Bennig, 16, was driving southbound on 140th Street in her Toyota Carolla. As she was crossing the intersection with County Road G, she was struck by a semi truck.
Bennig died at the scene. The 19-year-old semi driver was not injured.
Bennig was a junior at New Richmond High School. The school district is providing grief counselors at the high school to help students affected by the loss.
The crash remains under investigation.