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Woman transported after downtown crash

Emergency medical personnel speak to the driver of a vehicle involved in a crash at a major intersection Friday. She was transported to St. Joseph's Area Health Services for observation. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

     An elderly woman was taken to St. Joseph’s Area Health Services Friday noon after a crash at a major intersection in Park Rapids.

     Emergency personnel on the scene said she would be admitted for observation, but didn’t appear to be seriously injured.

     Her vehicle was involved in a crash with a family in a minivan at the intersection of Highway 34 and Main Avenue downtown. None of the family members were injured.

     Heavy noon hour traffic backed up at the major intersection as two State Patrol officers were called in to assist with traffic control.

     Hubbard County and Park Rapids police, along with North Memorial ambulance and Hubbard First Responders, were also on the scene.

     The accident occurred just after 12:30 p.m.

Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.

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