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A rear-end crash Monday morning along state Highway 40 in Willmar sent one to the hospital. Both vehicles were towed. No citations were issued. Submitted photo

One to hospital after crash on Highway 40


WILLMAR -- A 28-year-old Brooten woman was taken by ambulance to Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar for treatment of injuries suffered in a rear-end type crash around 8 a.m. Monday along state Highway 40 near Kandiyohi County Road 5.

According to the State Patrol, Jessica R. Strodtman was driving a 2002 Volvo sedan that was struck by a 2002 Ford Taurus driven by Judy Ellingson, 50, of Sunburg. Ellingson was not injured.

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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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