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3 killed in head-on collision near Mankato

3 killed in head-on collision near Mankato Click to Enlarge Photo: Minnesota State Patrol

Mar 17, 2014 at 7:52 am

ST. PETER, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota State Patrol says three people are dead and three others injured after a head-on crash on a highway between St. Peter and Mankato.

Reports say that Sgt. Jesse Grebow says a Dodge Caliber crossed the centerline Sunday and collided with a Ford F-150 pickup. It happened on Highway 169.

Thirty-six-year-old Lindi Paul of St. Peter and her 5-year-old daughter, Emma Paul, were killed. They were in the Caliber, which Lindi Paul was driving.

Sixty-five-year-old Michael O'Boyle of Marion, S.D., also died. He was driving the pickup.

The newspaper reports that a 4-year-old Minnesota girl in O'Boyle's pickup sustained serious injuries and was taken to a hospital. The other passengers — a woman and an 8-year-old boy — sustained injuries that were not life-threatening.

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