Two Hurt In Weekend Crash

Two people were hurt, one seriously, in a Christmas Eve afternoon crash in the Monroe County town of Lincoln. It happened about 2:20 p.m. on Highway 12.

A car driven by 54 year old Diane Krogstad of Black River Falls was south bound on Hwy 12 approaching the intersection of Cty Hwy EW when a vehicle driven by 44 year old Mary Miner of Tomah Wisconsin pulled out of a parking lot in front of Krogsta. Miner had to be extricated from her vehicle by the Jaws of Life. A passenger in the vehicle, Percy Miner was unhurt. Krogstad was also injured in the crash......she was transported to Tomah memorial hospital with non life threatening injuries. Miner was taken by Tomah ambulance with life threatening injuries and was later transferred to Gunderson Lutheran in LaCrosse via Med-link Helicopter.

Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash.

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