Crash east of Garretson leaves two dead

Updated: Jun. 18, 2021 at 11:07 AM CDT
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(Dakota News Now) - Authorities say two people are dead after a two-vehicle crash in a crash in southwest Minnesota just across the South Dakota border.

The accident happened Thursday morning on Minnesota Highway 23 about five miles northeast of Garretson, S.D.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a southbound Ford pickup collided head-on with a northbound Chevrolet pickup.

Both the driver of the Ford, a 44-year-old Slayton, Minn. man, and the driver of the Chevy, a 26-year-old Brandon, S.D. man, were killed in the crash.

Authorities did not indicate which vehicle crossed the center line in the crash. The accident is still under investigation.

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