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Multi-vehicle accident closes northbound lane of Business Highway 71 in north Willmar for a time this morning

Two tow trucks prepared to remove two vehicles about 8:30 a.m. Wednesday from the accident scene in the northbound lane of the 900 block of Business Highway 71 in north Willmar. West Central Tribune photo

WILLMAR - A multi-car accident about 8 a.m. today closed part of northbound Business 71 north of Willmar. Northbound traffic was detoured along the frontage road for several blocks while law enforcement and emergency personnel responded to the accident scene.

No additional details are available at this time.

Kelly Boldan

Kelly Boldan has been the editor of the West Central Tribune of Willmar, since joining the newspaper in October 2001. He has previously worked as the editor at the Bemidji Pioneer, also part of Forum Communications Co., and other daily newspapers, online Web sites, and weekly agriculture newspapers in Wisconsin, Texas and Minnesota. You can follow via Twitter at @KellyBoldanWCT or read about the Tribune's newsroom blog at: or the Tribune's blog at:

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