Alcohol is believed to be a factor: Two dead after car slams into tree in Manitowoc County

MANITOWOC (AP) — Authorities say alcohol is believed to be a factor in a crash that left two people dead in Manitowoc County.

The Manitowoc County Sheriff's Office says in a statement that it got the call around 2:30 a.m. Saturday, November 15th. A vehicle had gone off County Highway K, just west of Highway G, and hit a tree in the Town of Maple Grove.

The 21-year-old driver and 23-year-old passenger were trapped inside and died at the scene.

Their names were not immediately released.