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Montevideo woman injured in crash near Slayton, Minnesota

A 24-year-old woman from Montevideo was taken to a Sioux Falls hospital with injuries after her vehicle left the road and rolled Thursday evening north of Slayton.

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SLAYTON — A Montevideo woman was injured Thursday evening in a one-vehicle rollover north of Slayton in southwestern Minnesota.

The 2017 Jeep Cherokee driven by Katelyn Mae Hillerud, 24, of Montevideo, was traveling west on Minnesota Highway 30 when it went off the road, rolled and started on fire about 8:40 p.m. Thursday near U.S. Highway 59, according to a report from the Minnesota State Patrol.

Hillerud was taken to a Sioux Falls hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol report. The report said she was wearing a seat belt and that alcohol was involved.

The Murray County Sheriff Office and ambulance and the Slayton Fire and Police departments also responded to the scene.

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