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Vehicle collides with skid steer on Thanksgiving

The Wadena County Sheriff's Office was called for a motor vehicle crash in section 1 of Aldrich Township around 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 24, when a 2004 Toyota SUV, driven by Vickie Kueker, 30, of rural Verndale, struck a New Holland Lx885 skid steer driven by Chester Anderson, 64, also of rural Verndale.

Both vehicles were traveling southbound on County Road 26. The collision caused Kueker's vehicle to roll and rest on its side. Kueker was taken by ambulance to Lakewood Health System in Staples with non-life threatening injuries. The Wadena County Sheriff's Office was assisted on scene by the Verndale Police Department, Verndale Fire Department and First Responders, Tri-County Ambulance and Madsen's Towing.