RACINE COUNTY — The names of the victims in the two fatal crashes on Highway 11 on Thursday have been released. The first one was at Highway 11 and Ohio Street in the morning and involved a construction worker being run over. The second was in the afternoon in Dover and involved a head-on collision.
The construction worker, identified as Dharmista Chauhan, 39, of Menomonee Falls was working on Durand Avenue and was killed Thursday morning after a cement truck backed over her, according to a release from the State Patrol. Another worker, identified as Jordan Newson, 29, of River Hills, is reported to have critical injuries.
The fatal crash occurred on Highway 11 and Ohio Street in Racine. At about 8 a.m., a cement truck driven by a 28-year-old from Kenosha backed over two construction workers on the job site.
Alcohol use was not a factor in this incident,