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Roads dry during triple fatal

Roads dry during triple fatal Click to Enlarge Photo: Minnesota State Patrol

Mar 17, 2014 at 10:17 am

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — The highway was dry between St. Peter and Mankato when a car crossed the center median and hit an oncoming truck, killing three and injuring three others.

Minnesota State Patrol Sgt. Jesse Grabow says a Dodge Caliber crossed the centerline Sunday and collided with a Ford F-150 pickup on Highway 169.

Thirty-six-year-old Lindi Paul of St. Peter and her 5-year-old daughter, Emma Paul, were killed in the Caliber. Sixty-five-year-old Michael O'Boyle of Marion, S.D., also died. He was driving the pickup.

A 4-year-old girl in O'Boyle's pickup was taken to a hospital with serious injuries. The other passengers — a woman and an 8-year-old boy — didn't have life-threatening injuries.

The State Patrol says the highway was dry and no alcohol was detected.

More information was expected Monday.

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