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Records for July 22

This is the records summary for July 22.

Victim in fatal crash

near Regal identified

REGAL –– The victim of a fatal two-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon near Regal has been identified.

According to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office, David Andrew Mattson, 21, of Paynesville, was killed in the crash, which also injured two other men who were in the same vehicle.

Sgt. Eric Tollefson said the other two individuals were also from the Paynesville area. Their names have not been released.

The accident was reported at 4 p.m. Saturday on Kandiyohi County Road 2 and 270th Avenue Northeast, about two miles south of Regal.

The vehicles, a BMW four-door sedan and a one-ton commercial work truck, collided in a T-bone type accident and both vehicles landed on their wheels in a drainage ditch in about three feet of water.

According to Tollefson, the three men in the BMW had to be extricated from the vehicle and were taken by ambulance to medical facilities.

No one in the truck was injured.

Authorities said the accident remains under investigation, with the State Patrol recreating the accident scene.

Willmar man injured

in Todd County accident

BERTHA –– A Willmar man was injured Sunday in a one-car rollover accident in Todd County.

Russ Nelson, 20, was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Isabel Maccay, 18, of Anchorage, Alaska, that rolled on U.S. Highway 71 north of Bertha.

The accident was reported at around 9 p.m.

According to the State Patrol, Maccay was driving a 1999 Chevy Blazer on Highway 71 near Raccoon Road when she lost control of the vehicle, which rolled and landed in the ditch on its tires.

Maccay and Nelson were taken by ambulance to Tri-County Health Care in Wadena and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The road was dry at the time of the accident. Alcohol was not cited as a factor in the crash.

District Court

Kandiyohi County

 Ricky Wayne Wolf, 31, of New London made a first court appearance Monday on four felony counts of violating a harassment restraining order within 10 years of two prior convictions.

According to the complaint filed against him, Wolf made telephone contact with a woman on four occasions from April 21 to July 14, in violation of a restraining order.

During an appearance before Judge Michael Thompson, Wolf was granted a public defender and bail was set at $40,000.

His next court appearance is set for Aug. 4.


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