2 injured in crash near Viking Lake State Park


November 5th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Two people were injured, one of them seriously, during a collision Sunday northeast of Viking Lake State Park, in Montgomery County. Sheriff’s officials say22-year old Bradley Lee Dumler, of Villisca, was transported to the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha by Mercy 3 helicopter, following the crash that happened at around noon, Sunday, near the intersection of 220th Street and S Avenue.

Dumler was a passenger in a 2007 Chrysler HHR driven by 25-year old Melissa Lynn Dumler, also of Villisca. Authorities say the couple was traveling west on 220th, when the vehicle hit loose gravel at the bottom of a hill. The vehicle went out of control and entered the north ditch, where it rolled several times before coming to rest on its wheels in a field. Melissa Dumler suffered minor injuries. She was transported to the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital by Red Oak Rescue, treated and released. The vehicle was a total loss.