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Emergency crews respond to the scene Friday of a fatal crash on Highway 212 between Granite Falls and Montevideo. A 16-year-old girl was killed in the head-on collision with a semi. According to a State Patrol release, the girl was not wearing a seat belt. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny

Crash kills Sacred Heart, Minn.,teen


GRANITE FALLS — Meagan E. Siemieniewski, 16, of Sacred Heart died Friday morning in a two-vehicle head-on crash on Highway 212 between Granite Falls and Montevideo.

The crash left the highway closed for the rest of the day.

According to information from the Minnesota State Patrol website, Siemieniewski was driving a 1999 Ford pickup traveling south on Highway 212, and Mitchell D. Hanson, 57, of Elk River was driving north on the highway in a semi pulling a manufactured home.

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