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1 dead in July 4 crash south of Renville

One person died and at least two others were seriously injured in a crash Saturday afternoon south of Renville.

The crash happened at about 4:10 p.m. at the junction of Renville County Roads 6 and 17, approximately four miles south of Renville.

The Renville County Sheriff's Department said one person was pronounced dead at the scene. Two people were airlifted to metro-area hospitals by Life Link III and North Memorial Air Care.

The Renville and Olivia ambulance services transported additional patients to RC Hospital in Olivia.

Names and addresses of those involved are being withheld until their families are notified.

The crash is under investigation by the Renville County Sheriff's Department. The Minnesota State Patrol and Renville Police also assisted at the scene.