Christmas Eve crash kills Buffalo resident

Wright County Sheriff Gary L. Miller reports that on December 24, 2002, at approximately 6:05 p.m., the Wright County Communications Center received a report of a one vehicle rollover accident in the 11400 block of Aetna Ave. NE in Monticello Township. The accident claimed the life of Lucinda Ann Dorf, a 36-year-old Buffalo resident.     The preliminary investigation revealed that the vehicle was traveling north on Aetna Ave. when the driver lost control in a curve causing the vehicle to enter the steep west ditch and roll over. Lucinda Dorf, the 36-year-old female driver from Buffalo, was ejected from the vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Her three minor children were treated at the Monticello Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.      Sheriff’s Deputies were assisted at the scene by Monticello Fire and Rescue and Monticello-Big Lake Ambulance Service. The accident remains under investigation by the Wright County Sheriff’s Office.