WILLMAR — One man was injured late Saturday morning when a semi rear-ended a pickup on Highway 71 and Kandiyohi County Road 3 in Whitefield Township near Svea.

A 2000 Ford F150 pickup driven by Michael Leonard Dolezal, 65, of Willmar, was traveling south on Highway 71 and making a left turn onto Kandiyohi County Road 3. A 2017 Volvo semi tractor/trailer driven by Paul Charles Dykshorn, 29, of Renville, was also traveling south and rear-ended the pickup, according to a report from the Minnesota State Patrol.

Dolezal was transported to Carris Health-Rice Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts, and alcohol was not considered a factor, the State Patrol report said.

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office assisted at the scene.

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