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Two children and their driver injured in crash

Posted: February 12, 2013 - 10:20pm

■ Two children and their driver injured in crash

BAXTER — A 9-year-old boy and a 7-year-old girl — who were not belted — and their driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries Sunday in a three-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 371 and Novotny Road in Baxter, reported the Minnesota State Patrol.

Gabe Swift and Grace Moberg were transported by North Ambulance to Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd, where they were treated and released. The driver, Dale L. Swift, 39, Cass Lake, also was transported to the hospital, where he was treated and released.

It was reported that Robert J. Pavik, 55, Pine River, was turning left crossing Highway 371 northbound with a pick-up pulling a large horse trailer, when a Buick LeSabre driven by Dale Swift struck the pick-up. The car was totaled. It was reported that both vehicles hit a Minnesota Department of Transportation sign.

It was reported that Sarah Rubel, 33, Pequot Lakes, was driving a Toyota Camry when she swerved to avoid the crash. The Camry hit an embankment and a sign and then went into the median.

Pavik and Rubel were not injured.

Assisting at the crash that was reported at 10:05 a.m. were the Baxter Police Department, Brainerd Fire Department and the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office.

■ Brainerd woman

injured in crash

A 50-year-old Brainerd woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash reported at 7:44 a.m. Monday on Thiesse Road and Crow Wing County Road 45, reported the Brainerd Police Department.

Diana Lodermeirer was transported by North Ambulance to Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd, where she was treated and released.

It was reported that James Solberg, 55, Baxter, was trying to stop at the four-way stop at the intersection of Thiesse Road and Crow Wing County Road 45, when he slid through the intersection and struck the vehicle driven by Lodermeirer.

■ Randall woman and

child injured in crash

DARLING — A Randall woman and a 12-year-old girl were injured in a two-vehicle crash reported at 11:46 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of Highway 10 and 190th Street in Darling, reported the Minnesota State Patrol.

It was reported that Patricia Altrichter, 58, Randall, was driving eastbound attempting to cross the eastbound lanes of Highway 10 when she drove into the path of another vehicle driven by Ethan Reinert, 19, South Haven. Reinert’s passenger Elizabeth Reinert, 69, South Haven complained of pain, but it was not known if she was treated.

Altrichter and one of her two passengers, Tricia Sharon, 12, were transported to St. Gabriel’s Hospital in Little Falls by ambulance and were treated and then released.