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Rear-Ending in Cass County Tuesday

The Minnesota State Patrol and the Cass County Sheriff’s office responded to a vehicle rear-ending on Highway 64 in Cass County Tuesday morning. 

Reports state a 2008 Jeep Compass was stopped on south bound Highway 64, making a left turn onto Cass County Road 2. A 2008 Chevrolet Silverado and Trailer, also heading south, rear-ended the Jeep. 

76-year-old Shirley Plehal of Backus was driving the Jeep Compass and was taken to St Joseph’s Hospital in Brainerd for non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the Silverado, Peter Peterson, and the passenger, Betty Vrendenberg, both of Backus, were treated at the scene.