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Authorities respond to 2-car crash in town of Troy

A crash victim is wheeled to a River Falls ambulance Friday afternoon after a two-car crash in the town of Troy. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia

A New Richmond man was hospitalized and a Hudson teenager was checked for injuries after their cars collided Friday afternoon in the town of Troy.

St. Croix County Sheriff Scott Knudson said a 43-year-old New Richmond man sustained non-life threatening injuries in the crash, which occurred at about 2:30 p.m. on Townsvalley Road just north of East Cove Road. That man, who was driving a white 2009 Toyota Camry, was taken to a medical facility.

The driver of the second car, a 17-year-old Hudson girl, was treated and released from the scene. She was driving a 2009 Mazda, Knudson said.

The sheriff said initial investigation of the scene indicated the New Richmond man’s car crossed the centerline before the crash occurred. Preliminary indications were that alcohol was not involved, Knudson said.

Neither driver had a passenger.

Mike Longaecker

Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker

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