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Crash injures Maiden Rock girl, 16

Wisconsin State Patrol troopers said a 16-year-old girl driving this vehicle was injured Monday after it overturned near Bay City. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Sarah Young)

A Pierce County teenager was hospitalized Monday morning after a crash near Bay City.

The Wisconsin State Patrol said the driver, a 16-year-old Maiden Rock girl, was injured in the crash, which occurred near N2571 County Road C in the town of Hartland.

According to troopers, the girl -- whose identity was not released -- drove onto the shoulder of the road, over-corrected and lost control of the vehicle, causing it to roll.

She was taken by Ellsworth EMS to Mayo Health Clinic System-Red Wing. Her injuries were not life-threatening, troopers reported.

The girl was wearing her seat belt during the crash, which remains under investigation by the State Patrol.

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