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SUV leaves road, mows down trees in River Falls

Two people were checked for injuries Friday after an SUV drove off the highway and into a grove of trees south of River Falls.

The crash, reported just before 11 a.m. Nov. 3 at Highway 29 and County Road FF, didn’t appear serious, though both occupants were checked out by an EMS crew.

River Falls police said the vehicle, a southbound Ford Explorer, drove off the highway just north of County Road FF and continued on into a wooded area in the southwest corner of the intersection. Along the way, it clipped an electrical box and mowed down several small trees.

No other information was immediately available.

Mike Longaecker

Mike Longaecker is a regional/enterprise reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage includes St. Croix County government, higher education and state politics in Wisconsin. 

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