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Pickup hits tree in Houston County crash



A Decorah man has been hurt in a late-night accident in Houston County.

Around 10:30 p.m. Monday, Mark Sollien lost control of his Sierra pickup while crossing Highway 44 in the Spring Grove area.

The 61-year-old drove into a ditch and hit a tree.

He was taken to Gundersen Health System in La Crosse to be treated for minor injuries.

Wet pavement may have caused the accident.

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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