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UPDATE: One injured in crash on Highway 27

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Press Release from the Chippewa County Sheriff's Department: On 11-11-12 at 1026 am the Chippewa County sheriffs Dept. was advised of a two vehicle injury crash which had occurred on STH 27 just south of 263rd Ave. It appears from evidence at the scene and witnesses that Vehicle #1 was S/B on STH 27 and Vehicle #2 was N/B on STH 27. Vehicle #2 was pulling a Tandem axle trailer that was not loaded. The Trailer came unattached from Vehicle #2 went into the S/B lane and struck Vehicle #1. The Collision caused extensive damage to Vehicle #1.

The lone occupant and operator of Vehicle #1 was extricated, suffered injuries and was transported to Mayo Hospital in Eau Claire.

This Crash is still under Investigation.

Vehicle #1: 2000 Toyota Camry

Operator Nicole Weber Age 21 of Eau Claire

Vehicle #2: 2003 GM Heavy Farm Truck

Operator William Parker Age 47 of Ladysmith

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Cornell (WQOW) -- Emergency crews were on scene at an early morning crash on Highway 27 near Cornell. The accident happened around 10:30 Sunday morning.

All lanes in both directions were blocked for over 2 hours as a result of the crash. As a result, detours have been set up.

Alternate Route: Northbound traffic on WIS 27: go west on 240th Avenue to 270th Street, north to 270th Avenue, back to WIS 27.  Southbound traffic: go west on County M to County CC, then south back to WIS 27.

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