Woman Dies From Injuries in Houston County Wreck
La Crosse, WI (KROC AM News) - A woman who was injured in an unusual traffic accident over the weekend later died.
The State Patrol says 52 year old Teresa Erickson of Houston, Minnesota was a passenger in a pickup truck driven by her 59 year old husband Dale. They were a few miles west of La Crescent around 9 a.m. Saturday when their vehicle was hit by a large bale of hay that fell off a truck.The Erickson vehicle crashed into a ditch and caught fire.
The Ericksons were taken to Gundersen Lutheran Hospital in La Crosse with serious injuries.A hospital spokeswoman said this morning that Mrs. Erickson died on Saturday and her husband was still listed in critical condition.
There were at least two more traffic fatalities reported to the State Patrol early Sunday, both in the Twin Cities area. One involved a suspected drunken driver.
Two people were also killed in a wreck Friday night near Zumbrota.