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A stop sign has been placed at the intersection of Willmar Avenue and Lakeland Drive Southeast after the traffic controller was damaged in a recent accident. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Two sets of lights damaged in Willmar, Minn., as a result of traffic accidents


WILLMAR -- The third and fourth weeks in July were bad weeks for Willmar traffic signals after vehicular accidents damaged signals at two city intersections.

A sport-utility vehicle knocked out the control cabinet July 16 at the intersection of Willmar Avenue and Lakeland Drive Southeast. Police Chief David Wyffels said the crash was a case of driving while impaired.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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