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Wednesday afternoon crash injures teen

Two vehicles crashed on Hwy. 65 south of 830th Ave. just before 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 11. One driver, Brennen A. Olson, 17, from Wilson, was taken by River Falls ambulance to River Falls Area Hospital.

Olson, in a 2001 Saturn, was southbound as he turned left into a driveway.

He was hit by Christopher P. Hansen, 20, River Falls, who was also driving south on Hwy. 65 in a 1994 Acura. Hansen was not hurt.

Olson had one passenger, Jessica A. Zappa, 17, River Falls. She, too, was unhurt.

Olson was treated and released from River Falls Area Hospital later on Wednesday.

Pierce County Sheriff's deputies were assisted at the accident scene by River Falls police, ambulance and fire.

The crash remains under investigation.

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