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Drivers, passenger hurt; one extricated after Pierce County crash

Just before 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28, two vehicles crashed at the intersection of County Road B and 890th Ave. in the town of Gilman. The injured drivers were Reid A. Clark, 22, Eagan, Minn., and Brandon P. Nelson, 19, Spring Valley. Nelson was trapped in his vehicle and had to be extricated. The injured passenger, Luke S. Schmitt, 21, Spring Valley, was in Clark's vehicle.

Traffic at this intersection is controlled by stop signs.

According to the Pierce County Sheriff's Department, Clarke, driving a 2003 Chevy Impala, entered the intersection and was hit by Nelson, driving a 1997 Pontiac Grand Prix.

Clarke and Nelson were taken by ambulance to Baldwin Area Medical Center. Schmitt was taken to River Falls Area Hospital.

Sheriff's deputies were assisted on scene by River Falls and Spring Valley ambulance departments, the Spring Valley Fire Department and by the Elmwood Police Department.