One injured in two-vehicle crash Monday at Appleton

One driver was injured in a two-vehicle crash Monday in Appleton. A woman and three children in his vehicle were uninjured. The driver of the second vehicle was also uninjured.


APPLETON β€” One person was injured in a two-vehicle crash Monday afternoon at the intersection of U.S. Highway 59 and state Highway 7 in Appleton.

Edward Jack Zwetzig, 47, of Echo, was transported to the Appleton hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

According to a report from the Minnesota State Patrol, Zwetzig was driving a 2001 Ford F-150 pickup that had stopped at stop sign on Highway 59 at the intersection, and it was hit from behind by a 2015 Chevrolet Malibu driven by Kimberly Angeline Jacobson, 25, of Bellingham.

Jacobson was uninjured.

Also uninjured were passengers in the Zwetzig vehicle: Shawna Jean Zwetzig, 45, of Echo; and three children, Jaxon Michael Zwetzig, 2, Skylar Rae Zwetzig, 6, and Trinity Cae Zwetzig, 3, all from Windsor, Colorado.


According to the State Patrol, Jacobson was not wearing a seat belt. Everyone in the Zwetzig vehicle was belted. Alcohol was not involved, and the airbag deployed in the Jacobson vehicle.

Roads were dry at the time. Assisting at the scene were the Appleton Police Department, Appleton firefighters and first responders and the Swift County Sheriff's Office.

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