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Three-vehicle accident sends two people to the hospital

Posted: Fri, Feb 7, 2020 8:26 AM
(Thanks to two of our readers for e-mailing photos)

An accident shortly before 4:30 Thursday afternoon in Decorah sent two people to the hospital.

Decorah Police say 65-year-old George Haack of Mount Horeb, Wisconsin drove through the stop sign at the intersection of Dudley Street and Division Street.  The driver of an SUV, 38-year-old Kelly Farley of Decorah, was unable to stop and struck Haack's vehicle.  A third motorist, 37-year-old Brandy Jo Cline of West Union, was also unable to stop.  Her truck also struck Haack's vehicle--and pushed it over the curb and onto the lawn of a nearby home.

All three vehicles were seriously damaged, with police estimating the total cost at $25,000.  Haack and Cline were both taken to Winneshiek Medical Center by ambulance with suspected non-life threatening injuries.

Haack was ticketed for failure to stop at a stop sign.