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Records published June 13

This is the records summary for June 13.

Accident injures New London woman

NEW LONDON — A New London woman was seriously injured Tuesday afternoon when the vehicle she was riding in collided with a semi.

The accident happened at 12:55 p.m. at the intersection of state Highway 23 and state Highway 9.

According to the State Patrol, a 2003 Ford pickup driven by Duaine Lawrence Nelson, 85, of New London was turning north onto Highway 23 from state Highway 9 when it collided with a 2007 Peterbilt semi driven by Christopher Lee Reiman, 37, of New Munich, that was going north on Highway 23.

A passenger in the pickup, Rosella Renae Nelson, 84, was taken to Centracare Hospital in St. Cloud with life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol.

Reiman was taken to Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar with non-life-threatening injuries.

Duaine Nelson was not injured.


COURTLAND — Joel Melvin Krumrey, 63, of Renville, escaped injury when the semi he was driving collided with another semi Monday afternoon in Nicollet County.

According to the State Patrol, Krumrey was driving a 1999 Mack semi south on state Highway 15 that rear-ended a 2007 Freightliner semi that was stopped at a stop sign attempting to make a left turn onto Highway 14.

The driver of the Freightliner, David Rico, 56, of Cedar Falls, Iowa, was taken to New Ulm Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

HUTCHINSON — Mason Joshua Larson-Schmidt, 20, of Litchfield, was injured in a two-vehicle accident Tuesday morning in McLeod County.

The accident happened at 11:42 a.m. on state Highway 7 and Yacht Avenue.

According to the State Patrol, Larson-Schmidt was driving a 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee when it rear-ended a 1996 Chevrolet Club Cab pickup, driven by George John Retzlaff, 83, of Hutchinson, that was eastbound on Highway 7 and attempting to make a left-turn onto Yacht Avenue.

Both drivers were taken to the Hutchinson Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

IRS scam

WILLMAR — An individual told police Monday afternoon that their mother was the victim of identity theft after she sent money to a fake IRS caller. The incident was reported at 3:03 p.m. in the 2000 block of 10th Street Southwest.

WILLMAR — A resident in the 1300 block of Campbell Avenue Northwest told police Monday afternoon they'd received a call from someone claiming to be from the IRS who indicated the resident would be arrested unless they paid $3,000. The resident was advised the call was a scam. That incident was reported at 4:23 p.m.


NEW LONDON — About a half-dozen storage units were broken into at a storage business located at 314 Redwood Street Southwest. The incident was reported at 3:14 p.m. Monday.

Counterfeit money

WILLMAR — Home State Bank, 1610 Highway 12 East, reported at 1:32 p.m. Monday they'd received a counterfeit $10 bill in a business deposit.


SPICER — A vehicle was reported stolen at 9:26 a.m. Tuesday from an area on U.S. Highway 71 and 113th Avenue Northeast, west of Spicer.

PENNOCK — Three vehicles in the 200 block of Third Street Northwest were broken into. The report was filed at 8:47 a.m. Tuesday.