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Petersburg resident faces felony charge following downtown vehicle collisions


Photo courtesy of Bob Luhr

Christensen's smashed up Ford Ranger after a series of collisions last week on main street.

Police arrested Lars D. Christensen, 56, on a charge of felony assault following two motor vehicle accidents on N. Nordic on April 1.

According to the criminal complaint filed by police, witnesses saw Christensen driving a Ford Ranger on N. Nordic, which veered close to parked vehicles on the street before hitting a car parked in front of Petersburg Rexall Drug.

Christensen allegedly continued driving after this incident and veered to the right again, hitting the back of a full-size pickup parked in front of First Bank. According to the complaint, witnesses saw Christensen back up and hit...

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