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Sunday accident brought new life


A two vehicle accident east of the Dix exit on Interstate 80 sent two adults and a child to area hospitals Sunday, Jan. 3 around 7:30 a.m.

According to Kimball Sheriff’s Deputy, Brandon Loy, the early morning accident occurred in the east bound lane, when Brittany N. Welch (22) of Augusta, Mich., attempted to pass an eastbound semi truck with a trailer in a 2011 Chrysler four door sedan.

The right front portion of Welch’s vehicle clipped the semi, sending the vehicle out of control and into the median and sending Welch, eight months pregnant, into labor.

Welch and her front-seat passen...

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