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2 injured in rear-end collision on East Main St.

Two people were injured Saturday morning after a traffic crash at the intersection of East Main Street and South Newton Avenue.

A 2002 silver Oldsmobile, driven by Jewell Dean Johannsen, 54, was reportedly rear-ended while stopped at the intersection on westbound Main Street. Mohamed Abdi Heban, driver of a 2003 Dodge Caravan, reportedly had been adjusting his rear-view mirror when the cars collided. He was reportedly driving approximately 30 mph.

The passenger in the Caravan, Amber Angelina Sable Aparicio, reportedly left the scene before officers arrived.

Johannsen and the passenger of the Oldsmobile, Ella Mae Johannsen, were transported by ambulance to Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea.

Their condition is unknown.

Alcohol was reportedly not a factor in the crash. Everyone was reportedly wearing seatbelts.

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Sam Wilmes covers crime, courts and government for the Albert Lea Tribune.

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