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Wednesday morning crash injures two drivers near Redwood Falls

According to a crash report, Bruce Alan Nemitz, 51, of Clearwater, and Albert Onwonga Nyamache, 37, of Burnsville, were both transported to Carris Health — Redwood Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries from a crash Wednesday morning.

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REDWOOD FALLS — Icy roads were a factor in a two-vehicle collision that injured both drivers Wednesday morning in Redwood County , according to the Minnesota State Patrol .

According to the crash report, Bruce Alan Nemitz, 51, of Clearwater, and Albert Onwonga Nyamache, 37, of Burnsville, were both transported to Carris Health — Redwood Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries from the crash.

Nemitz was southbound on U.S. Highway 71 in a 2016 Ford F-150 pickup, and a 2014 Jeep Compass driven by Nyamache was northbound when the two vehicles collided head-on near Redwood Falls in Paxton Township.

Both drivers were wearing their seat belts, their airbags deployed and alcohol was not involved.

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Centra Care Ambulance and the Redwood Falls police and fire departments also responded to the incident reported at 6:06 a.m. Wednesday.

Mark Wasson has been a public safety reporter with Post Bulletin since May 2022. Previously, he worked as a general assignment reporter in the southwest metro and as a public safety reporter in Willmar, Minn. Readers can reach Mark at mwasson@postbulletin.com.
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