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The Minnesota State Patrol was investigating a fatal crash scene Tuesday on Highway 28 near Villard. Echo Press photo by Amy Chaffins

Update: Villard man killed in Pope County crash


GLENWOOD — A 75-year-old Villard man was killed in a two-vehicle fatal crash around 10:30 a.m. this morning along State Highway 28 south of Villard in Pope County.

According to the State Patrol, Clifford W. Euerle was driving westbound in a 1998 Buick on 150th Street, stopped at the stop sign and then pulled onto Highway 28 into the path of a southbound 2003 Ford pickup driven by James R. Hoppe, 51, of Freeport.

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