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Man injured in Monroe County snow plowing accident

ANGELO TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY, Wis. (WXOW) - One man is injured when his ATV is hit by a car while plowing snow Saturday.

Deputies from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office were called at 6:48 p.m. for the crash on Haven Ave. in the Township of Angelo.

Their reports state that 42-year-old Ryan Burkhalter, as he plowed snow with his ATV across from his driveway, a car driven by Garrett Benzing of rural Sparta moved out to go around Burkhalter.  As this happened, Burkhalter's ATV backed into Benzing's vehicle. His vehicle slid into an oncoming car driven by 19-year-old Kyle Burkhalter.  

One passenger in Benzing's car, 19-year-old Shawna Fortuna, was not injured in the crash.

Ryan Burkhalter was taken by ambulance to Gundersen Health System in La Crosse with non-life threatening injuries according to reports.  

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