Two injured in rollover crash on Highway 68 in western Minnesota

Two people were injured in a rollover crash Saturday on Minnesota Highway 68 near the South Dakota border. Both were passengers and suffered non-life-threatening injuries. The driver was uninjured, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

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CANBY — Two passengers were injured in a single-vehicle rollover on a snow- and ice-covered road Saturday in Yellow Medicine County near the South Dakota border.

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A 1997 Chevy Tahoe was westbound on state Highway 68 west of Canby near milepost 3 in Florida Township when it lost control, entered the ditch and rolled.

No one was wearing a seat belt, according to the Minnesota State Patrol report.

A 16-year-old female from Hendricks, Minnesota, and 20-year-old Chelsea Lynn Tucker of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, both suffered non-life-threatening injuries. The teen was not named in the report.

The two were transported to Sanford Canby Medical Center for treatment.


The driver, 42-year-old Jacob Allen Long of Hamlet, Nebraska, was not injured, according to the report.

Alcohol is not listed as a factor in the crash, which was reported at 4:45 p.m. Saturday.

The Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Minnesota State Patrol at the scene.

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