Van, car and tractor crash near Sauk Centre

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Sep 18, 2013 at 6:48 am

SAUK CENTRE, Minn. (KNSI) One person was injured Tuesday night in a crash involving a van, a car and a tractor in Sauk Centre Township.

It happened just after eight pm. The van--driven by 70 year-old Jack Petrillo of Alexandria--was westbound on Stearns County Road 17. Petrillo struck a tractor pulling a 20 foot wagon that was waiting for oncoming traffic to pass. The tractor was driven by 14 year-old Jacob Gamradt of Sauk Centre. Upon impact, Petrillo's van was pushed into the oncoming lane of traffic and sideswiped an oncoming car driven by 53 year-old Larry Feldt of Long Prairie.

Petrillo was taken to CentraCare Hospital in Sauk Centre with non life-threatening injuries. Gamradt and Feldt refused medical attention at the scene.

The Stearns County Sheriff's Department, Sauk Centre police, Sauk Centre Rescue and Sauk Centre Ambulance all responed to the call. 

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