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Woman injured when pickup truck struck travel trailer

Published On: Jul 09 2013 08:53:53 AM CDT   Updated On: Jul 09 2013 10:40:08 AM CDT

Vernon County Sheriff's Department


A La Crosse woman suffered minor injuries when a pickup truck struck her bumper hitch travel trailer Monday afternoon in the Village of Stoddard at the end of Lake Road.

The Vernon County Sheriff’s Department says 79-year-old John Kellogg, of Stoddard, had a medical episode and lost control of his vehicle. The crash happened at about 3 p.m.

Betty J. Hobelsberger, 68, of La Crosse, was inside the trailer at the time of the crash. Authorities say she suffered minor injuries.

Kellogg was transported to Gundersen Health System by Tri-State Ambulance. He was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash.