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Two killed in separate vehicle accidents in rural Minnesota

2021-12-04 12:03:10 –

State patrols said two people were killed in separate accidents on Thursday and Friday in rural Minnesota.

On Friday, a 75-year-old man in Clitherall, Minnesota died after driving a minivan in the wrong direction on a state road in Otter Tail County and colliding with another vehicle.

According to state patrols, the man turned off the county road. On the 35th highway. 210 Then headed east in the westbound lane outside Underwood. He then collided with a sports utility vehicle that was moving west after a vehicle in front of the SUV turned to avoid him.

The SUV driver and passengers from Fergus Falls wore seat belts and were not seriously injured.

The accident happened around 5:45 pm and road conditions were dry, officials said. The names of the victims were not disclosed as of Saturday morning.

A state patrol said a woman in Finlayson, Minnesota, was killed Thursday night after a head-on collision on a state road north of Mora.

Mia Lisa Betheman, 58, died south on the highway after the sedan. 65 in the countryside of Canabek County was hit by a northbound pickup truck that crossed the southbound lane.

Pickup driver Christopher Stafford, 46, of Braham was not injured. One of his two passengers, a 30-year-old Brookpark man, was taken to Mora Hospital-Welia Health to treat a non-serious injury.

The accident occurred around 6:30 pm and the road conditions were dry. Alcohol was not a factor, officials said.

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