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Man dies as a result of Highway 12 accident injuries

The remains of a pickup are seen Monday at the scene of a two-vehicle accident on Highway 12 in Willmar. A Kandiyohi man was transported from the scene to St. Cloud Hospital with serious injuries.

WILLMAR -- The 60-year-old Kandiyohi man injured in a Monday evening crash along U.S. Highway 12 in Willmar has died as a result of his injuries.

According to Willmar Police Chief Jim Kulset, the agency will release the man's name after his family is notified.

The man was driving a pickup and crashed into the rear of a semi truck that was making a left turn into the Cenex Travel Plaza. The crash happened after 6 p.m. Monday.

The man was airlifted from the scene to St. Cloud Hospital.

The driver of the semi was not injured.