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Father killed, 3 children hurt in Hudson crash


HUDSON (WKOW) – Three children are recovering from a car crash that killed their father in western Wisconsin on Saturday.

Wisconsin transportation officials say 38-year-old Scott Shoemaker, of Black River Falls, was killed when he missed a stop sign on Old Highway 35 near Hudson and crashed into an oncoming minivan.

Officials say Shoemaker's two daughters, ages 12 and 16, and his 14-year-old son were taken to Regions Hospital in the Twin Cities. 

According to the St. Paul Pioneer Press, the driver of the minivan was taken to a hospital in Hudson but suffered non-life threatening injuries.

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