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Records published May 6, 2022

The Tribune publishes Records as part of its obligation to inform readers about the business of public institutions and to serve as a keeper of the local historical record. All items are written by Tribune staff members based on information contained in public documents from the state court system and from law enforcement agencies. It is the Tribune’s policy that this column contain a complete record. Requests for items to be withheld will not be granted.

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One injured in crash at Hwy. 71 and Kandiyohi County Road 25

SPICER — A Willmar woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash involving a semi around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 and Kandiyohi County Road 25.

Amy Eckhoff, 42, of Willmar, was taken to Carris Health — Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar with non-life-threatening injuries.

According to information from the Minnesota State Patrol, Eckhoff was driving a Jeep Grand Cherokee northbound on Highway 71 and was in the crossover of the median to proceed to go west on County Road 25. A semi, driven by Cyrus Welte, 50, of Cokato, was heading southbound on Highway 71.

The report said Eckhoff attempted to cross the southbound lanes of traffic and collided with the semi.

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Both drivers were wearing seat belts. Eckhoff was cited for failure to yield.

Responding to the scene with the State Patrol were Spicer and Kandiyohi fire and rescue crews.

Arrest

WILLMAR — A 45-year-old woman was arrested after a reported crash for allegedly driving while impaired, according to the Willmar Police Department media report. The crash occurred around 9:53 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Willmar Avenue and Fifth Street Southeast in Willmar.

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The Tribune publishes Records as part of its obligation to inform readers about the business of public institutions and to serve as a keeper of the local historical record. All items are written by Tribune staff members based on information contained in public documents from the state court system and from law enforcement agencies. It is the Tribune’s policy that this column contain a complete record. Requests for items to be withheld will not be granted.

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