Two-vehicle collision in McLeod County sends one to care

A Willmar woman escaped serious injury in the two-vehicle accident at intersection in Lester Prairie.

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LESTER PRAIRIE — A Willmar woman and her passenger escaped serious harm in a two-vehicle collision in Lester Prairie on Saturday morning. The driver of the other vehicle was transported for medical care.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol , a 2011 Ford Edge driven by Cynthia Youngren Heuer, 59, of Howard Lake was southbound on Babcock Avenue around 10:16 a.m. A 2012 Nissan Juke driven by Elaine Diane Bonnema, 23, of Willmar , was westbound on Minnesota Highway 7 . The two vehicles collided in the intersection of Highway 7 and Babcock Avenue in Lester Prairie in McLeod County.

Heuer was transported to the Waconia Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

Neither Bonnema or her passenger, Christopher Edward Spadino, 24, of Spicer , were transported for care.


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