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Accident takes life of Hector man

OLIVIA — Carlos Quezada, 42, was killed in a broadside accident on Minnesota Highway 4 in Renville County around 5 p.m. on Thursday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Quezada was driving a 2006 Ford Freestyle southbound on the highway near milepost 86 when it collided with a northbound, 2001 International truck driven by Steven Cassidy, 49, of Benson. Cassidy suffered non-life threatening injuries, according to the Patrol.

Road conditions were wet. Both drivers were wearing seat belts at the time of the accident.

The Minnesota State Patrol, Renville County Sheriff, Hector and Fairfax Police Departments along with the Fairfax Fire and Ambulance crews responded to the scene.

Tom Cherveny

Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.

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