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UPDATE: Amery teen dies of injuries suffered in Friday crash

Marissa Hope Greenebaum, an Amery teenager involved in a Friday, May 27, crash on Hwy. 46 NB at 120th Avenue in Polk County near Amery, died late Friday of injuries suffered in the crash.

Kenneth Maynard Riebe, a Baldwin man driving a cement truck owned by a New Richmond business, struck the vehicle operated by Greenebaum just after 9 a.m. last Friday. 

The details of the crash are as follows:

At approximately 9:18 a.m., the Wisconsin State Patrol, Spooner Post, received a report of a personal injury crash on STH-46 at 120th Avenue, near Amery.

A 2000 Mack cement pumping truck owned by R and S Concrete Pumping Service of New Richmond and operated by Riebe, struck the 2002 Jeep Wrangler operated by 17-year-old Greenebaum from behind.

Greenebaum's injuries required she be airlifted to Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Minn. Riebe was uninjured. According to a release from the Wisconsin State Patrol, Greenebaum died of her injuries later that evening.

Both drivers were wearing seatbelts and alcohol was not involved.

The crash remains under investigation.

Agencies assisting at the scene were Amery Ambulance, Amery Fire Department, Apple River Fire Department, Polk County Sheriff’s Department, and Lifelink Helicopter.