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Deerwood woman in fair condition


GARRISON — The 78-year-old Deerwood

woman who was injured in a one-vehicle rollover crash reported at 8:53

a.m. Tuesday along Minnesota State Highway 18, 2 1/2 miles west of


Highway 6 near Garrison, was in fair condition Wednesday at St. Cloud


Noreen Allenspach

was a passenger in a vehicle driven by her husband Jerry Allenspach,

76, who was taken to Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center in

Brainerd where he was treated and then released.


Minnesota State Patrol reported that the vehicle the couple was in was

west-bound on Highway 18 when it lost control on a patch of snow in the

roadway, ran off the road to the right and rolled over.

Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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