On Thursday morning just before 5:30 the Barron County 911 Center received a call of a car vs pedestrian accident on Hwy P near the Holiday Gas Station.
Deputies from the Barron County Sheriffs arrived on scene and were able to determine that 71-year-old Lolita Kohler of Cumberland was outside of her vehicle after getting stuck in a drift on Hwy P just north of Almena, when she was struck by a vehicle driven by 20-year-old Mataya Fogelberg, of Turtle Lake.
The victim was taken by private vehicle to the gas station in Almena. Lolita was transported by the Cumberland Ambulance to Mayo Hospital in Barron with serious but not life-threatening injuries. This crash remains under investigation