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Man arrested for OWI, causing injury in Buffalo Co.

BUFFALO COUNTY, Wis. -- UPDATE: The Buffalo County Sheriff's Department says a man is still hospitalized after a crash that also ended in an arrest.

59-year-old David Brion of Nelson was flown to a hospital in Rochester, Minnesota.

Deputies say the crash happened on County Highway D near McDonough Road in Nelson around 7:44 p.m. Saturday. They say Brion's vehicle was hit by 28-year-old Aaron Carrier of Eau Claire.

Carrier was not hurt and was arrested for OWI-causing injury.
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BUFFALO COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU)--A 28-year-old Eau Claire man has been arrested for driving under the influence, 1st offense, causing injury.

The Wisconsin State Patrol said it happened on County Highway D near McDonough Road in Nelson around 7:44 p.m. Saturday.

Troopers said Aaron A. Carrier was arrested following a two vehicle crash. Carrier failed a field sobriety test at the crash scene and he was taken in for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated causing injury.

Carrier was taken to Buffalo County Jail where a blood test was taken and then he was booked.

No word on the injuries and who else was involved.

The crash remains under investigation by the Buffalo County Sheriff's Department.


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