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Continued: A new view as worries mount over fresh influx of vehicles

  • Article by: RANDY FURST , Star Tribune
  • Last update: August 31, 2007 - 11:38 PM

"I was completely underwater," she recalled. "I unlocked my seat beat." She said she was running out of air but suddenly must have floated through a broken window and found herself on top of the river, swimming to safety.

Lowell Petterson, her father, gazed at the fallen girders. "I think of all the people who died and didn't make it out," he said, "and how lucky we are that Lindsay made it."

Staff writer Jeff Shelman contributed to this report.

Randy Furst • 612-673-7382

Randy Furst • rfurst@startribune.com

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