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Two injured in pickup rollover Friday morning in Meeker County

Icy roads contributed to a rollover crash Friday morning northwest of Litchfield. Two people were taken to Meeker Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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LITCHFIELD —Two people were injured Friday morning when a pickup went out of control and rolled into a ditch northwest of Litchfield.

Driver Benno Vincent Roehl, 88, and passenger Marlys Ann Roehl, 82, both of Darwin, received non-life threatening injuries in the crash and were transported to Meeker Memorial Hospital, according to a report from the Minnesota State Patrol. Both people were wearing seat belts.

The 1995 Ford F150 pickup was traveling south on state Highway 24 when it lost control and went into the west ditch on icy roads, according to the report.

Meeker County Sheriff’s Office and Watkins Ambulance were also called to the scene.

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