Records published March 12, 2022

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One person injured seriously in two-vehicle crash Thursday in Redwood Falls

REDWOOD FALLS — Two people were injured, one seriously, in a two-vehicle crash late Thursday afternoon in Redwood Falls.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 2017 Lincoln MKC and a 2017 Ford Fusion collided at the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 and Airport Road in Redwood Falls. The Lincoln was traveling west on Highway 71, and the Ford was traveling south on Airport Road.

The driver of the Ford, Amy Elizabeth Pendleton, 56, of Redwood Falls, suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported to the St. Cloud Hospital, the State Patrol reported.

The driver of the Lincoln, Lynn Rae Standfuss, 56, of Redwood Falls, had non-life-threatening injuries and was not taken to a medical facility.


Airbags on both vehicles deployed, and both drivers were wearing seat belts, according to the State Patrol report. Alcohol was not involved.

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