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Two hurt in Vernon County motorcycle crash

Brad Williams



Two people were hurt in Vernon County Thursday, when their motorcycle flipped while trying to avoid a collision. 

James Powell of Whitehall swerved his cycle when a van pulled toward him from an intersection on Highway 33 near Hillsboro. 

James and his passenger, Angela Powell, were thrown from the cycle when it went out of control. 

The Powells were taken to a Hillsboro hospital for treatment. 

The van, driven by a Minnesota man, was not hit.

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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