One injured in Richardson Co wreck

(KNZA)--A two-vehicle crash on U.S. 73 Highway south of Falls City Monday morning sent one person to the hospital.

The Richardson County Sheriffs Department reports a northbound mini-van driven by 40-year-old Sarah Johansen, of Hiawatha, crossed the centerline  into the path of a southbound Chevy  Traverse driven by 43-year-old Robin Alexander of rural Verdon shortly before 9:00.  

The vehicles collided within the intersection of 703 Road in the southbound lane of Highway 73, causing major damage to both vehicles and partially blocking the roadway.  

Johansen was transported by amulance to Community Medical Center in Falls City with what were suspected to be minor injuries.

Alexander was not hurt.

Johansen was issued a citation for driving left of center and failure to use a seat belt.  

The Sac and Fox Police Department and Richardson County Emergency Management Agency assisted at the scene.  

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