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Meeker County crash Monday night injures one

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DARWIN — Icy road conditions may be to blame for a two-vehicle accident Monday night in Meeker County that sent one woman to the hospital.

The accident happened around 8:30 p.m. on U.S. Highway 12, east of Meeker County Road 24.

According to the State Patrol, Philip Gould, 55, of New London was going west on Highway 12 when the 1998 Buick LeSabre he was driving lost control, crossed the centerline and struck a 1996 Oldsmobile LSS, driven by Barbara Erickson, 69, of Dassel.

Erickson was taken to Meeker Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Gould was not injured.

The road was icy and snow-covered at the time of the accident.

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