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Cottonwood man suffers non-life-threatening injuries in two-vehicle crash outside Granite Falls, Minnesota

Manuel Vielmas Cardiel, of Cottonwood, suffered non-life-threatening injuries after his car collided with a truck at the intersection of Chippewa County Road 38 and Minnesota Highway 23 near Granite Falls.

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GRANITE FALLS — A 67-year-old man from Cottonwood suffered non-life-threatening injuries after a two-vehicle crash reported at 9:11 a.m. Wednesday outside Granite Falls.

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A 19-year-old Montevideo man was taken to St. Cloud Hospital Friday morning following a crash in which he was a passenger.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol incident report, Manuel Vielmas Cardiel was transported to Avera Granite Falls Health Center for treatment. He was driving a Saturn Vue northbound on Highway 23 and collided with a Ford F-350 pickup truck that was also northbound and attempting to turn left on Chippewa County Road 38.

The driver of the Ford, Adam Benjamin Christians, 42, and his passenger, Jordan James Vogelsang, 29, both from Mankato, were uninjured.

All parties involved in the crash were wearing their seat belts, and alcohol was not involved, according to the report. Roads were covered in snow and ice at the time of the crash.

The Granite Falls Police Department and Granite Falls Ambulance assisted the Minnesota State Patrol at the scene.

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