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River Falls woman dead following crash in Pierce County


Pierce County (WQOW) - Snow is being blamed for causing a fatal crash in Pierce County.

The crash happened Thursday morning around 7:30 AM north of Ellsworth on Highway 65 and County Highway J.  Sheriff's deputies say Katherine Kennedy, of River Falls, was traveling north when she lost control of her car on a curve and was hit by an oncoming van.  Kennedy died.  She was 25-years old.  The driver of the other vehicle was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts.  Deputies say the roadway was slippery because of light snow.

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