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Man killed in Renville County ATV crash


News Willmar,Minnesota 56201
West Central Tribune
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201


WILLMAR -- A Willmar woman, who allegedly ran a red light, was injured Sunday after the 1998 Chevy Trailblazer she was driving collided with another vehicle.

According to Willmar Police, Maricela Veliz, 36, was going south on First Street around 5:21 p.m. when she failed to stop for a red light and collided with a 1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by Johnathan Dokken, 25, of Willmar. Dokken was going east on Trott Avenue at the time.

Veliz was treated for injuries at Rice Memorial Hospital. Two passengers in her car, an eight-year old and a four-year old, were not injured.

Dokken was not injured.

Stolen vehicle

WILLMAR -- Police recovered a vehicle around 7 p.m. Sunday in Willmar that may have been stolen from Meeker County. The vehicle was found in the 1200 block of Seventh Street Southwest. It was unclear if the owner was going to file theft charges.