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Rochester woman injured, flown from scene of car - semi crash

A Rochester woman was flown from the scene of a crash Tuesday.

 

Fulton County deputies, Lutheran EMS and the Rochester Fire Department responded to a two vehicle crash on US 31 at CR 450 N.  Cheryl Schreiber, 54, of Rochester, was driving a Toyota Corolla and was stopped on CR 450 N and US 31 facing east.  The Fulton County Sheriff's Office sats Schreiber then drove into a southbound semi driven by Orlan Denzer, 63, of Rushford, Minnesota. 

Schreiber stated she did not see the semi. 

 

Denzer was not injured

 

Schreiber was flown from the scene by Lutheran Air. 

 

Due to the collision and debris on US 31 the southbound lanes were shut down for approximately two hours.  Northbound lanes were shut down for a short period while Lutheran Air was on the scene. 

 

The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by Indiana State Police, Lutheran EMS, Lutheran Air, Rochester Fire Department, Reichert and Knepp Towing, and Wilson’s Towing. 

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