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Van crashes into wall and fence at Nelson Flag



A van apparently went out of control and crashed into a wall and fence on South Avenue late Sunday morning.

The van was extensively damaged, and was overturned onto the passenger side after the accident.

At least one person was taken to a hospital for treatment.

The accident happened just before noon on Sunday, with the vehicle facing south, and crashing into a fence and a sign outside Nelson Flag and Display, on the east side of South Avenue.

Traffic was diverted for a time on South Avenue, directly south of West Avenue.

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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