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UPDATE: River crash claims life of Woodbury native, 21

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A Woodbury woman was killed early New Year’s Day after her vehicle crashed into the Mississippi River in La Crosse, Wis.

Police on Thursday identified the woman as Ellen Marie Ahmann, a 21-year-old who was attending Winona State University. La Crosse Police Sgt. Randy Rank said Ahmann was working part-time in La Crosse at a tavern.


According to a news release, police and firefighters were called at 1:27 a.m. for a possible vehicle in the river.

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Michael Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. His coverage includes local crime, legislative activity and prep sports. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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