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Teenagers struck by vehicle while walking on sidewalk in Benson, driver flees on foot


BENSON -- Three teenagers were taken by ambulance to the Swift County-Benson Hospital for injuries they suffered when a driver apparently lost control of his pickup truck and struck them as they walked on a sidewalk around 10:55 a.m. Saturday.

The injuries were described by the Minnesota State Patrol as non-life threatening, and a State Trooper was able to interview the injured youths at the hospital.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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