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Ellsworth woman, 80, taken to hospital after crash

TOWN OF TRIMBELLE -- An 80-year-old Ellsworth woman suffered undisclosed injuries after a two-vehicle crash early Saturday evening in the town of Trimbelle.

At about 5:24 p.m. Feb. 4, police responded to the crash on Highway 63 near 450th Avenue.

Wendy M. Khorshed, 39, Hammond, was driving a 2007 Chrysler Pacifica northbound on Highway 63. When she slowed down for some animals in the roadway, Phyllis L. Robey, 80, struck her from behind in a 2014 Chevy Cruz.

Khorshed was not injured; however, Ellsworth Area Ambulance transported Robey to River Falls Area Hospital.

Ellsworth Police and Ellsworth Fire also assisted Pierce County Sheriff’s Office at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

Sarah Nigbor

Sarah J. Nigbor serves as a regional editor for RiverTown Multimedia, a position she began in April 2017. She joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News, before being appointed editor of the Pierce County Herald in February 2015. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. 

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