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Woman injured in three-vehicle crash in west central Minnesota

A 21-year-old woman was transported to a hospital in Benson after suffering non-life-threatening injuries in a three-vehicle crash Thursday morning on Minnesota Highway 9.

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BENSON — A 21-year-old woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a three-vehicle crash on icy roads Thursday on Minnesota Highway 9 between Clontarf and Benson.

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According to an incident report from the Minnesota State Patrol, Sarah Jean Curtiss, of Palisade, was transported to CentraCare — Benson Hospital for treatment.

Two other drivers, 45-year-old Shawn Phillip Stoll, of Benson, and 39-year-old Michael John Thompson, of Clara City, were not injured, according to the report.

Stoll and Thompson were driving their vehicles north, Thompson in a Kenworth semitractor and Stool in a 2005 Chevrolet Impala, while Curtiss was driving a 2006 Buick Rendezvous south. The three vehicles collided near mile post 38 on Highway 9.

All three drivers were wearing their seat belts and alcohol is not involved in the crash, according to the report. Snow and ice were reported on the roads at the time of the crash reported at 6:32 a.m. Thursday in Clontarf Township.

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The Swift County Sheriff’s Office, Benson Fire Department, Benson Police Department and CentraCare Ambulance also responded to the scene.

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