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Forum staff reports, Published March 07 2013

Two injured in rollover near Wahpeton

WAHPETON – Two people were injured in a rollover on Interstate 29 near here Thursday afternoon.

According to a press release from the Richland County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened around 4:20 p.m. near mile marker 19.

Roxie Ahrens, 63, and her husband, 66-year-old Phil Ahrens of Ed Couch, Texas, were taken by ambulance to the St. Francis Medical Center in Breckenridge, Minn. They were treated for non-life-threatening injuries, mostly minor cuts and bruises, the release said.

The vehicle landed upright and the Ahrens were still in the car when deputies arrived on scene, the press release said.

The Richland County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating the crash.

Alcohol was not a factor in the crash. Airbags deployed and both Ahrens were wearing their seatbelt.