Teen Hit By Van In Barron County

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013 at 6:45 am

A teen was hit by a van Monday in Barron County

The Barron County Sheriff’s Department told WEAU that the accident happened around 9:20 Monday morning on Highway 48 near 8th Street. John Richie, 13, from Cumberland was hit by the van, driven by Edith Marek, 67.

WEAU reports the boy was out getting the mail when he was hit by the van. Richie was flown to children’s hospital in Minneapolis and is in serious but non-life threatening condition.

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