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The intersection on North Business 71 by the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Building has been a concern for transportation officials due to the number of fatal accidents there over the past several years. However, it's this intersection at First Street and Willmar Avenue that is the most crash-prone in Willmar, according to Willmar Police Chief Jim Kulset. "A lot of it is related to the increase in volume," Kulset said. "It all can be avoided by people paying attention to what they're doing a...

First Street and Willmar Avenue intersection is city's most deadly, and has been for years


WILLMAR -- Here's a quiz.

The intersection in Willmar with the most crashes is:

North Business 71 and 23rd Street Northeast; First Street and Willmar Avenue; First Street and 19th Avenue; Highway 12 and Lakeland Drive.

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Anne Polta

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