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Willmar woman dies in crash with garbage truck near Raymond, Minnesota

A 56-year-old Willmar woman died as a result of injuries suffered in a crash with a garbage truck five miles east of Raymond in Edwards Township.

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RAYMOND — A 56-year-old Willmar woman died as a result of injuries she suffered in a crash at approximately 9:44 a.m. Tuesday, according to a news release from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office.

The woman was driving a 2003 Dodge Caravan at the intersection of 60th Street and 105th Avenue Southwest in Edwards Township, which is about five miles east of Raymond, when the crash occurred with a garbage truck driven by a 47-year-old man from Atwater.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene, and the man suffered minor injuries and was treated on scene by ambulance personnel.

The case remains under investigation and the names of both drivers will be released Wednesday, July 27, according to the news release from Sgt. Tim Fischer.

Assisting at the scene were the Minnesota State Patrol, Raymond Ambulance Service, Raymond Fire Department, Kandiyohi County Rescue and CentraCare Ambulance.

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