ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- Two people were killed late Thursday, April 22, in a head-on collision on state Highway 55 in Douglas County.

According to a report from the Minnesota State Patrol, a 16-year-old girl from Kensington and a 19-year-old man from Brooten were the drivers. They were not immediately identified.

The 16-year-old was driving a 2006 Buick Lucerne east on Highway 55 near Kensington about 9:45 p.m. when it collided with a 1994 Ford F-150 driven by the 19-year-old. The airbag on the Buick deployed. An airbag did not deploy on the F-150.

Road conditions were described as dry. No passengers were listed in either vehicle.

The crash closed down Highway 55 for nearly six hours and traffic was detoured around the site.

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The State Patrol reported said identities would be released later today.