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Four teens injured in early-morning crash near New London

NEW LONDON – Four teens were injured early Wednesday morning when their vehicle landed upside-down in a slough south of New London.

The names of those involved have not yet been released and the accident is currently under investigation by the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office.

The accident was reported around 4 a.m. Wednesday on Kandiyohi County Road 9 near Nest Lake.

According to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office, a 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by a 15-year-old male from Spicer was going south on County Road 9 when it left the road, struck an approach and overturned into a slough on the west side of the road.

Passengers in the vehicle included a 13-year-old girl from Spicer, a 15-year-old boy from Belgrade and a 16-year-old boy from New London.

All four were taken to Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar with non-life-threatening injuries.

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the New London Fire Department, New London Ambulance, Willmar Ambulance and Spicer First Responders.

Carolyn Lange

A reporter for 35 years, Carolyn Lange covers regional news with the West Central Tribune.

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