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Records published Aug. 12

This is the records summary for August 11, 2017.


BIRD ISLAND — A Dodge Caravan and a Chevrolet Suburban crashed into each other around 4:09 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Ash Avenue and Main Street in Bird Island.

Ellen Weikle, 18, of Fairfax, the driver of the Caravan; and Natashia Johnson, 29, of Bird Island, the driver of the Suburban, were not injured in the crash, but both vehicles sustained damage, said the Renville County Sheriff's Office.

According to the Sheriff's Office, Weikle was travelling west on Ash Avenue when she collided with Johnson's Suburban, which was backing out of parking spot on Ash Avenue. Johnson was unable to see Weikle approach, the preliminary crash investigation revealed.

The Renville County Sheriff's Office is investigating the crash.