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Two injured in central Minnesota crash

SAUK CENTRE — A two-vehicle accident Friday night near Sauk Centre injured a Spicer woman and a Willmar man.

According to the State Patrol, a 2009 Dodge Journey driven by Shanna Lynn Sharp, 38, of Spicer, was on the shoulder of the northbound lane of U.S. Highway 71, made a U-turn and was struck by a 2003 Chevy Silverado that was going north on Highway 71.

Sharp and a passenger, Raymond Emmanuel Karels, 67, of Willmar, were taken to the Sauk Centre Hospital with Non-life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol.

The driver of the Silverado, Andrew Damon Cors, 28, of New London, was not injured.

Alcohol was not a factor in the crash, which was reported at 6:52 p.m. about four miles north of Sauk Centre.

The Todd County Sheriff's Department and Sauk Centre Ambulance assisted at the scene of the accident.

Carolyn Lange

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

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