1 taken to hospital after Vernon County buggy crash

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Published: Sep. 11, 2020 at 9:40 AM CDT
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FRANKLIN, Wis. (WEAU) - One person was taken to a La Crosse hospital after a buggy crash happened in Vernon County on Thursday.

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears says 18-year-old Levi Stutzman was traveling north on State Highway 27 in a buggy when a collision happened with a truck. The tandem axle feed was being driven by 57-year-old James Mickelson.

Officials say Stutzman was ejected into a ditch and was taken to a La Crosse hospital with life threatening injuries. Mickelson was not injured in the crash.

The crash is still under investigation.

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