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Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

SLEEPY EYE — Four young men are dead following a broadside collision Friday near Sleepy Eye.

The accident happened around 8:15 p.m. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix was headed west on Highway 14 when it lost control on a curve, entered the eastbound lanes and was struck by an oncoming eastbound 1996 Dodge Ram.

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Sleepy Eye Fire and Rescue, the Sleepy Eye Police Department, the Brown County Sherriff’s Department and Sleepy Eye Ambulance all responded to the scene. Four young men, ages 17, 17, 18 and 20, died as a result of the accident.

The State Patrol will have a news conference at noon to provide further information.

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