Melrose Teen Injured in Stearns County Crash


A 16-year-old from Melrose was injured in a two-vehicle crash in Stearns County Monday afternoon.

The State Patrol says Brooke Wuertz was taken to Paynesville Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The Patrol says Wuertz was traveling east on County Road 14 in Spring Hill Township. Sixty-seven-year-old Dennis Zimmerman of Paynesville was traveling south on Highway 4. The vehicles crashed at the intersection.

Zimmerman was not injured.

The crash happened just before 5pm.

The Patrol says roads were snow and ice covered at the time of the crash.


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