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Prescott teen injured in weekend crash

Pierce County sheriff's deputies said a 17-year-old Prescott driver was hospitalized after this crash in the town of Oak Grove. Photo courtesy of Pierce County Sheriff's Office

A Prescott teenager was injured Saturday after the SUV she was driving crashed into a tree.

The Pierce County Sheriff's Office said 17-year-old Lauran Korfhage was taken by ambulance to Regina Hospital in Hastings for her injuries, the extent of which were not disclosed.

The crash was reported at 1:39 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, on 1180th Street near 497th Avenue in the town of Oak Grove. Deputies concluded Korfhage was northbound on 1180th Street when she lost control of a 2009 Lincoln MKX, which went into a ditch and struck the tree.

River Falls ambulance crews and Prescott firefighters assisted deputies at the scene.

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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