News: Medford - Berger/Hansen Traffic Accident (6 Mar- 1969)

Transcriber: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Berger, Ekdahl, Hanson, Mast

----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 3/07/2019

Originally printed in the Star News, March 6, 1969

Two passengers in a car driven by Donald Hanson, 18, Medford, route 3, were taken to Memorial Hospital, Medford for treatment of injuries sustained a mishap reported at 12:02 a.m. Thursday, 7 miles northwest of Medford on county trunk E. Gene Ekdahl, 18, Dorchester, received cuts to his face and hand and Terry Berger, 17, Medford, route 3, sustained bruised to his right arm.

According to the report, Hanson was traveling north and lost control of the auto as he swerved to the let in order to pass a horse and buggy. The auto went off the right side of the roadway and came to rest on its side 33 feet from the ditch. Damage to the Hanson auto was set at $800, but no damage was reported to the horse and buggy belonging to Henry Mast, Medford, route 3.



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