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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 slindrud@wctrib.com or direct 320-214-4373.


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