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Moving vs. parked car crash injures one June 29

A 71-year-old sustained undetermined injuries after striking an unoccupied, legally parked vehicle while traveling in Elmwood at 3:03 p.m. June 29.

Patrick Bechel of Elmwood was transported from the scene to Mayo Health Clinic-Red Cedar in Menomonie.

According to a Pierce County Sheriff's Office news release:

Bechel's vehicle, a 1998 Ford F-150, was traveling eastbound on Highway 72 near Pine Street when it struck a 2010 Chevrolet Impala owned by Mary Christansen, 69, Ellsworth.

Pierce County Sheriff's Office was assisted on the scene by Ellsworth Fire Department, Spring Valley Fire Department and Elmwood Area Ambulance Service.

Rachel Helgeson

Rachel Helgeson

(651) 301-7864
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