2-vehicle crash with injuries involves Sebeka, Menahga residents

Both parties were transported to Tri-County Health Care for treatment following the crash on County Road 23.


MENAHGA — One vehicle drove through a stop sign and collided with another Sunday, Feb. 20, near the intersection of County Road 23 and 15, southeast of Menahga.
The crash sent two drivers to Tri-County Health Care in Wadena. It was reported to Wadena County Sheriff's Office at about 8:57 p.m. on Sunday.
The crash involved a Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by Rhoda Kangas, age 20, of rural Sebeka, who was southbound on County Road 23 and a Chevrolet Equinox, driven by Randi Wagner, age 33, of rural Menahga, who ran a stop sign at the intersection. Wagner stated she thought the stop sign was further ahead when she entered the intersection and collided with Kangas' vehicle, according to the Wadena County Sheriff's Office.

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County Road 23 and 15 southeast of Menahga.
Image contributed by Google Maps

The two drivers were treated for possible injuries. Wagner was transported by ambulance to Tri-County Hospital and Kangas was transported by private party to Tri-County Hospital. Injuries were unknown at the time. Speed is a factor in the incident. Alcohol is not.

The Wadena County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Menahga Police Department, Sebeka First Responders, Tri-County Ambulance, Menahga First Responders, MN State Patrol and K&K Towing.

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