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Vehicle VS Train (minor injury)

Post Date:07/22/2015 5:00 PM


Date and Time of Press Release: 07-22-15 @ 830 AM

Date and Time of Event: Ongoing07-22-15 @ 253 AM

Type of Event: Vehicle VS Train (minor injury) Case 2015-5228

Location of Event: Near 70th Ave and CTH X Town of Edson

Persons Involved:  Mandy Wundrow Age 39 of rural Cornell

Agencies Involved: Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office, Boyd Fire and Ambulance, Chippewa Falls Ambulance, Mayo 1 Air Ambulance

Details of Event: On the above date and time the Sheriff’s office responded to a report of a car VS train accident that had occurred near 70th Ave and CTH X in the Township of Edson. When officers arrived they discovered that a vehicle occupied by a lone female had went off of the roadway when traveling E/B on 70th Ave. The vehicle then traveled down the Rail Road right of way approximately ¼ mile before coming to a stop.  Unknown how long the vehicle was at the location before a W/B Train struck the vehicle. The lone female operator received minor injuries and was transported to Stanley Hospital. The operator was arrested for Operating while intoxicated 1st Offense.  

Authority:      Sheriff James L Kowalczyk

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