Man killed, 3 hurt in car-utility vehicle crash in Minnesota

Published 9:30 am Monday, August 1, 2016

KENSINGTON — The State Patrol said a crash between a utility vehicle and a car has killed a man and injured three other people in western Minnesota, including two girls.

Preliminary information from the patrol indicates no one was wearing seat belts in Saturday’s crash. It happened just before 8 p.m. on Minnesota Highway 55 in Douglas County.

According to a press release, the patrol said the utility vehicle was headed southeast on the highway when it turned to go down a side road and crossed in front of the car.

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A 45-year-old man from Hoffman who was driving the utility vehicle was killed. The patrol said he was not wearing a helmet.

A 21-year-old Kensington man who was driving the car and two girls in his car, ages 11 and 13, were hurt.