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Rollerblader hit by vehicle after Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest parade

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A 9-year-old Strawberry Fest parade-goer was sent to the hospital Saturday after being hit by a vehicle.

Cottage Grove police said Holly A. Weston, who was with a parade unit, was rollerblading near Cottage Grove Middle School when the she lost balance and ran into a moving vehicle. Police said she landed underneath the vehicle’s wheel.


Cottage Grove ambulance transported her to Regions Hospital in St. Paul with internal injuries, according to police. She was in stable condition.

The incident happened just after noon, following the conclusion of the parade.

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Emily Buss
Emily Buss joined the South Washington County Bulletin in February 2013. She covers local government in Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Newport, along with other general assignment reporting. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
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