Fatal car crash in Buffalo County

| January 12, 2012
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NELSON, Wis. — According to the Wisconsin State Patrol one person is dead and three others are injured after an accident in Buffalo County.

The patrol says around 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday 50-year-old Barbara Whelan of Mondovi was driving south on Highway 25 when she lost control while trying to steer clear of  an accident.  Whelan’s van hit a northbound car driven by 36-year-old Jamie Steele of Durand.

Steele was taken to a hospital in Wabasha, Minnesota, where he was pronounced dead.  Whelan and two passengers in her van were taken to a hospital in Durand with non-life threatening injuries.

The Wisconsin State Patrol is investigating the accident.

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