PM Report: Names released in Friday crash

Published 9:35 am Thursday, December 15, 2011


Albert Lea police have released the names of the drivers in a two-car crash Friday afternoon in which a woman failed to yield to an oncoming student driver on Main Street in downtown Albert Lea.

According to police, Audrey Joan Clark, 72, was transported by ambulance to Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea, where she was treated for injuries and released later that day.

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Police stated Clark was going south on Washington Avenue when she failed to yield to 16-year-old Wesley Raymond Hanna, who was headed east on Main Street. Hanna could not stop in time before crashing into Clarks’s vehicle.

He was attempting to get his driver’s license and was accompanied by an instructor.

Albert Lea Police Lt. J.D. Carlson said Clark will likely be cited.

Both vehicles were towed.


Man arrested on warrant

Police arrested Allen Ross Camerer, 42, on a local warrant at 3:18 p.m. Wednesday at 1506 Edina Ave. Camerer pleaded guilty in November to two counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct involving one victim under 13 and one victim between 13 and 15. He was expected to be sentenced Feb. 6, 2012. It is unclear what the warrant was for.


Hit-and-run reported

A long milk truck reportedly hit another vehicle in the parking lot of Walmart, 1550 Blake Ave., at about 6:32 p.m. Wednesday. The truck allegedly left northbound out of the parking lot, according to reports.