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ATV Rider Hospitalized After Striking Highway Sign In Redwood County

The operator of a four-wheeler was hospitalized after striking a highway sign between Redwood Falls and Sanborn last Friday.

Redwood County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the crash at 2:10 a.m. July 2, at Highway 71 and Co Rd 16.  There, first responders found a Scott Leonard Fennern, 52, lying face down in the southbound lane of Highway 71.

The sheriff’s office says Fennem was westbound on Co Rd 16  when he struck a two-way directional sign on Highway 71. Fennern suffered minor injuries and was transported to Carris Health by the Wabasso Ambulance.

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