New Richmond, Wis. high school student killed in crash with semi

- 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. 

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