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ATWATER -- Two people were injured Saturday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash in Atwater.
Kamal H. Ahmen, 27, of Willmar, and Kama H. Ahmed, 23, of Willmar, were taken to Rice Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to the report from the Minnesota State Patrol. The report said both were wearing their seat belts, and their air bags deployed.
The driver of the other vehicle, Lloyd G. Swenson, 72, of Atwater, was uninjured. He was wearing a seat belt.According to the report, the 2010 Toyota Corolla driven by Ahmen was eastbound on Highway 12, and the 2013 Ford van driven by Swenson was traveling southbound on County Road 2 and failed to yield. The vehicles crashed at the intersection.
The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's office assisted the State Patrol at the scene.
Linda Vanderwerf

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