4 Storm Lakers injured in Pocahontas County crash

Gracie Vrieze recovers in her hospital room.

BY DOLORES CULLEN

Gracie Vrieze and three passengers from Storm Lake are recovering after the car she was driving careened into a ditch and ultimately landed in a cornfield in Pocahontas County.

The accident occurred Sunday, Sept. 24 at the intersection of C49 and 210th Ave.

The Vrieze vehicle was totaled and Vrieze was taken to Pocahontas Community Hospital. She was transferred to the airport in Fort Dodge and from there was life-flighted to Des Moines. She suffered a fracture on her L1 vertebrae along with cuts and bruises.

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