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Clifton crash sends 4 to hospital

TOWN OF CLIFTON -- A two-vehicle crash in the town of Clifton late Saturday afternoon sent four people to area hospitals.

At about 4:54 p.m., the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department was notified of a two-vehicle crash with injury on County Road F, south of County Road MM.

A green Chevy Silverado, driven by Chad W. Rice of Ellsworth, was rear-ended by a red Ford F150, driven by Shanalee Rossow of River Falls.

Three children in the Ford were taken to Hudson Hospital for medical evaluations.

A passenger in the Chevy -- Lila Rice, 66, of Red Wing -- was taken to Regions Hospital by EMS with undisclosed injuries. A Regions spokeswoman said Rice had been admitted and discharged from the hospital.

The accident remains under investigation. PCSO was assisted on the scene by Prescott Fire and River Falls EMS.

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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