2 hurt in car crash on West Main

Published 2:44 pm Sunday, July 22, 2012

Two people were injured Saturday in an automobile crash on West Main Street in Albert Lea.

Wendy Lowe, 54, and Ellis Kai Kane-Howard, 10, were taken by ambulance to the emergency room of the Albert Lea hospital.

According to the Albert Lea Police Department, Scott Michael Iverson, a 49-year-old man from Albert Lea, was westbound on Main at about 11:30 a.m. in a 1997 Pontiac Grand Am when he failed to stop at the stoplight for First Avenue.

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His car struck a 1990 Toyota headed northbound on First, according to police. The Toyota was driven by 22-year-old Albert Lea resident Ashta Ashante Kane. The Toyota then struck a 1997 Buick headed south on First. It was driven by Gerald Joseph Jensen, 65, of Clarks Grove.

Lowe and Kane-Howard were passengers in Kane’s car.

No alcohol was involved, and it was unclear whether everyone had their seat belts on.

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Tim Engstrom is the editor of the Albert Lea Tribune. He resides in Albert Lea with his wife, two sons and dog.

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