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Henning man, 71, dies in two-vehicle crash in western Minn.

 

PARKERS PRAIRIE, Minn. -- One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 29 north of Parkers Prairie in Otter Tail County in western Minnesota on Wednesday morning.

The State Patrol hasn’t yet released the name of the 71-year-old victim from Henning, who wasn’t wearing a seat belt. He was the driver of a 2001 Ford four-door pickup.

The other driver was Marissa Dawn Roden, 22, of Henning. She was driving a 2014 Ford crew pickup south on Highway 29 near mile marker 109 in Elmo Township when she lost control on the icy road, drifted into the northbound lane and struck the 2001 Ford head on, according to the State Patrol.

A passenger in the 2001 Ford, a 74-year-old woman, also of Henning, was airlifted to the Sanford Medical Clinic with life-threatening injuries. Her name is also being withheld, pending notification of family members.

Roden, who was wearing a seat belt, was treated and released with minor injuries.

The crash happened at about 8 a.m.

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