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Crash kills one near Clara City

CLARA CITY -- One person was killed and two were injured in an accident last night near Clara City.

The name of the deceased has not been released.

The two-vehicle head-on crash happened at 6:40 p.m. on state Highway 23 about 1 1/2 miles south of Clara City.

According to the State Patrol, 1996 Toyota Camry that was going east on Highway 23 collided head-on with a 2006 Dodge pickup that was going west on Highway 23.

The driver of the Toyota was killed.

The driver of the pickup, Anthony Jaenisch, 31, of Maynard and a passenger, Julie Jaenisch, 31, were treated for injuries at the Granite Falls Hospital.

Carolyn Lange

A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers regional news with the West Central Tribune.

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