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Two-car crash in Columbia County

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COLUMBIA COUNTY (WKOW) -- MedFlight called to a head-on crash in Columbia County Thursday night. 

The Columbia County Sheriff's Office was notified of the crash shortly after 8:00 p.m. on Highway 60 east of Wendt Road, just west of Columbus.

Preliminary investigation shows 28-year-old Tanya Hohlstein, of Rio, crossed the center line and collided head-on with another vehicle traveling westbound on Highway 60, driven by 37-year-old Mary Klitzke, of Arlington.

Both drivers were extricated and taken to UW Hospital via MedFlight.  Their conditions are unknown at this time.

Hohlstein has been referred to the Columbia County District Attorney's Office on charges of OWI causing injury-2nd offense, OAR causing great bodily harm, bail jumping, possession of synthetic marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and operating left of center.  
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