Wisconsin lieutenant governor candidate involved in crash

David King; crash scene (Courtesy: King for Wisconsin)

A Republican candidate for Wisconsin lieutenant governor was involved in a crash Wednesday night, July 27.

David King, his campaign said, was on his way to a campaign event when another car crashed into his on County Highway OO in Little Chute.

King went to the hospital as a precaution with injuries to his neck, back, chest and knees, according to his campaign, and was discharged that night. His car was significantly damaged.

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"I am grateful everyone involved is OK," King said in a news release. "I prayed for the woman who caused the accident. As a Christian and a pastor, I worry about those who have been hurt."

According to the Wisconsin Elections Commission, King is among a crowded field of Republican candidates on the Aug. 9 primary ballot. That field includes: Patrick Testin, Will Martin, Kyle Yudes, Roger Roth, David C. Varnam, Cindy Wener and Jonathan Wichmann.

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Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, a Democrat, is running for U.S. Senate. On his party's primary ballot are Peng Her and Sara Rodriguez.

King founded what is now Wisconsin God Squad, a community organization that his campaign says helps connect people with job and transportation.

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King's campaign said he will be taking "some time to rest" and plans to return to the campaign trail.

At this time, injuries to the other parties are unknown.