Boy injured in crash

Published 9:16 am Thursday, July 26, 2012

Police and ambulance personnel respond to a crash at about 6:55 p.m. Wednesday during a brief downpour that struck Albert Lea. The crash was at the corner of Bridge Avenue and Sheridan Street. -- Tim Engstrom/Albert Lea Tribune

A 12-year-old boy was injured Wednesday evening after he reportedly walked backward and struck a van that was turning from Bridge Avenue to Sheridan Street.

According to police, Cecelia Lynn Krahn, 15, was driving southbound on Bridge Avenue at 6:50 p.m. when she made a left turn onto Sheridan Street.

The boy, identified as Wal Wal, was reportedly standing in the middle of the street staring at the sky and walked backward into the vehicle.

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The extent of his injuries are unknown.

Neither Krahn nor her passenger, 78-year-old Donald Horning, were injured.


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