Multiple injuries in Wednesday morning crash in rural Pennock

At least four injured in Wednesday morning car crash east of Kerkhoven.

The scene of a Wednesday morning car crash that injured four in Kerkhoven.

Editor's note: This story has been updated to clarify the location.

PENNOCK — At least four people were injured in a crash Wednesday morning near the Kandiyohi County and Chippewa County border, according to law enforcement records.


According to the incident report, the crash was reported around 11:23 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of U.S. Highway 12 and 135th Street Northwest between Kerkhoven and Pennock.
The extent of the injuries of those involved and the cause of the crash is currently unknown.

An air ambulance was seen leaving the crash site.


The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office did not immediately have any further information about the incident.

The Pennock Fire Department and First Responders, Raymond Ambulance and the Kandiyohi County Rescue Squad also responded to the incident.

Mark Wasson has been a public safety reporter with Post Bulletin since May 2022. Previously, he worked as a general assignment reporter in the southwest metro and as a public safety reporter in Willmar, Minn. Readers can reach Mark at
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