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Woman seriously injured in head-on crash on Highway 23 south of Granite Falls

GRANITE FALLS -- A 51-year-old Hanley Falls woman was airlifted to the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis for injuries she suffered in a head-on collision at 10:52 a.m. today on Minnesota Highway 23 about six miles south of Granite Falls, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Patricia Stengel was driving a 1989 Ford pickup truck that collided head on with a vehicle driven by Harland Plagge, 65, of Montevideo. The accident occurred in the north bound lane of Highway 23.

Plagge was transported to the Granite Falls Hospital for minor injuries, according to the Patrol.