Names of the teens killed in a car crash near Ironwood have been released
Written by Jesse Baroka on May 21, 2019
BESSEMER – Late yesterday afternoon the Gogebic County Sheriffs Office released the names of the two teen girls killed in a crash on Lake Road near Powers Road near in Ironwood Township. The Gogebic County Sheriffs Office was dispatched at around 2:30am Saturday to the scene of the accident. Police say a vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. 18 year old Lauren Powless and 15 year old Madeline Jackson died at the scene. 20 year old Zachery Hammon survived the accident and was taken to Aspirus Ironwood Hospital where he was treated and released. The accident remains under investigation. A spaghetti Benefit Dinner will be held on May 28th from 4 – 7pm as the Bessemer VFW to raise money for final expenses. Donations are being accepted at the Gogebic County Federal Credit Union in Bessemer.