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Iowa woman injured in single-vehicle crash in Cannon Falls

The 62-year-old woman suffered non-life threatening injuries Friday afternoon, Jan. 14, 2022.

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CANNON FALLS — An Iowa woman was injured Friday afternoon, Jan. 14, 2022, in a single-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 52.

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The crash occurred after a vehicle attempted to make a U-turn in the northbound lane and collided with a semi-truck also heading north on Highway 52.

A 2016 Buick Envision was northbound on Highway 52 about 1:40 p.m. in Cannon Falls when it went out of control, struck a median cable and came to rest in the ditch, according to the Minnesota State Patrol crash report.

The driver, 62-year-old Alice Joyce Palmer, of Mount Vernon, Iowa, was taken to an area hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Road conditions were described as snowy/icy. Cannon Falls fire and ambulance assisted the State Patrol in its response.

Emily Cutts is the Post Bulletin's public safety reporter. She joined the Post Bulletin in July 2018 after stints in Vermont and Western Massachusetts.
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