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Three members of an amateur dance group, the Milwaukee Dancing Grannies, were among five people who were killed when a speeding vehicle collided with a speeding vehicle at a Christmas parade in Waukesha City, Wisconsin on Sunday, while several others, including children, continue on. . Injuries can be treated in hospitals. Here’s what we know about those who were killed:

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Tamara Duran, 52, was a former schoolteacher and was participating in Sunday’s parade as a first-time member of the Milwaukee Dancing Grannies.

duran’s husband said NS new York Times That dance was “her place of joy” and said she was a kind person who volunteered at local hospitals to care for her four-year-old grandson.

Longtime Dancing Grannies member Virginia Sorenson, 79, a registered nurse, was at the back of the group holding a banner when she was hit by a speeding car.

Sorenson, who had three children and six grandchildren, was a 19-year veteran of the group who loved to instruct and perform with the group. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel informed of,

71-year-old Leanna Owen manages an apartment complex in the nearby town of Cudahi and is said has been loved by the tenants of his building.

The owner of the property that Owen managed for nearly a decade, said that “she had no bones in her body” and that she was “the best woman.”

The other two deceased victims were identified by police as 81-year-old Wilhelm Hospel, one of the dancing grannies, and the husband of 52-year-old bank employee Jan Kulich.

Kulich, whose family described She was in the form of a “lovely, beautiful and charismatic mother, grandmother”. Strike In the vehicle when she was traveling with the float of her employer Citizen Bank.

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