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    2 killed in head-on crash near Willmar, state patrol says

    By Stephen Swanson,

    24 days ago

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    Morning headlines from April 24, 2024 02:46

    PENNOCK, Minn. — Two people are dead after a head-on crash Tuesday evening in southern Minnesota.

    The Minnesota State Patrol says it happened just after 7 p.m. on Highway 12 in Pennock, a few miles northwest of Willmar.

    An eastbound Jeep Wrangler, driven by a 45-year-old Waseca man, collided with a westbound Ford Explorer, driven by a 69-year-old Benson woman.

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    The driver of the Explorer was killed, along with her passenger, an 83-year-old man who was also from Benson.

    The driver of the Wrangler survived, suffering injuries not considered life-threatening.

    The state patrol is still investigating and says all parties involved were wearing seat belts. Alcohol also wasn't a factor in the crash.

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