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A semi that was traveling eastbound on Minnesota Highway 7 rests in the bank near a twisted highway sign Thursday after colliding with a pickup. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

74-year-old Spicer man killed when pickup collides with semi east of Lake Lillian


LAKE LILLIAN — The driver of a pickup died as a result of a two-vehicle crash reported around 9:45 a.m. Thursday east of Lake Lillian.

According to the State Patrol, Elroy Knake, 74, of Spicer, was driving a 2002 Ford pickup southbound on Kandiyohi County Road 2 and collided with a 1999 Freightliner semi driven by Neil A. Dovenmuehle, 50, of Hutchinson.

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