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Deer leads to three-vehicle crash in rural Pierce County

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News Ellsworth, 54011
Pierce County Herald
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Ellsworth Wisconsin 126 S. Chestnut St. 54011

Sunday morning Pierce County deputies responded to a crash with one serious injury on Hwy. 10 just east of County Road OO in the town of Trimbelle. Tyler Stees, 19, Hager City, was driving west in a mini-van when he hit a small deer crossing the highway. The deer was thrown in the air and into the eastbound lane of traffic. The animal fell through the windshield of a car driven by Gregory J. Spindler, 37, Shakopee, Minn., and landed on his passenger, Sarah A. Spindler, also of Shakopee.

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She was taken from the crash scene by Ellsworth Ambulance to Red Wing Fairview Hospital.

A third vehicle driven by Nichole L. Frost, 31, Inver Grove Heights, Minn., was also eastbound on Hwy. 10 and rear-ended the Spindlers while trying to stop.

Ellsworth firefighters also responded to this Sunday crash that was called in at 8:13 a.m.

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Phil Pfuehler
Phil Pfuehler has been editor of the River Falls Journal since 1991.
(715) 426-1050
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