Teenager hurt in two-vehicle crash east of Sunburg

A 16-year-old from Brooten was injured Sunday afternoon in a crash on 240th Avenue Northwest, east of Sunburg. The driver of the second vehicle was arrested on suspicion of driving while impaired.

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SUNBURG — A 16-year-old individual from Brooten suffered minor injuries after they were involved in a two-vehicle accident around 4:38 p.m. Sunday on 240th Avenue Northwest near 12th Street Northwest, east of Sunburg.

According to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office news release, a 2013 Kia Optima, driven by a 32-year-old individual from rural New London was westbound on 240th Avenue when it collided with the 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix, headed eastbound, driven by the teenager.

The 32-year-old was arrested on suspicion of driving while impaired. The names of the individuals involved have not been released by the Sheriff's Office.

Shelby Lindrud is a reporter with the West Central Tribune of Willmar. Her focus areas are arts and entertainment, agriculture, features writing and the Kandiyohi County Board.

She can be reached via email or direct 320-214-4373.

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