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Where the Dodge Stratus driven by Carlos Maciel Leijo came to rest after Friday's afternoon accident, on Highway 10, east of Plum City. Leijo was transported to Regions Hospital in St. Paul. The other three passengers were uninjured.

Two injured in two-car accident Friday afternoon

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Two people were taken to area hospitals Friday afternoon following a two-car crash on US Highway 10 in the town of Union. 

Daniel Albright, 33, River Falls, was eastbound on Hwy. 10 when he drove his Ford Taurus left of center and struck a westbound Dodge Stratus vehicle driven by Carlos Maciel Leijo, 22, Maiden Rock, reports Pierce County Sheriff's Deputy Herman Kreig in a news release. The accident happened around 2:45 p.m., about one mile east of 170th St. 


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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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