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I am a rural resident in Winnebago County, this past New Years’ Eve there was a terrible head on crash on our gravel road. Ten young adults in two cars. All injured. The Forest City sheriff dept and EMTs did a superior job on saving lives. I think they should be recognized for job well done.

There were EMTs and ambulances from all the surrounding towns. They all worked together. I do believe Forest City EMTs took the lead but many made it happen. Kids were taken to Britt Iowa Hospital, Mason City Iowa hospital, Iowa City and Rochester MN. Some were life flighted but needed to be transferred to a safe landing area.

In the dark of the night a miracle happened!! When they left the crash site all were alive. Between all the blood and not knowing for sure how many kids there were, finally they felt some relief.

If I had to guess many of the emergency people couldn’t get the images out of theirs heads for quite some time. I feel like all the people that night need a pat on the back for all they did. I know if I was a parent of one of those kids I would want them to be thanked.

Please consider everyone for efforts of the New Year's Eve 2019 crash in Winnebago County.

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