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Pierce County sheriff's deputies wait for passing traffic to complete measurements three hours after one person died. The scene is about a mile south of CTH O on Hwy. 65.

Updated: Fatal crash claims River Falls man, two others critical


A 24-year-old River Falls man died and his wife and an Ellsworth woman were critically injured early Friday morning in a two-vehicle accident that closed Hwy. 65 for two hours.

Andrew J. Lindberg, 24, exact address unknown, died at scene, three miles south of River Falls.

Lindberg was the driver of a 1998 Plymouth Neon that crossed the centerline and struck a 1997 Chevrolet Lumina driven by Gretchen J. Lange, 44, of Ellsworth.

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