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Associated Press, Published January 06 2011

Highway Patrol: Alcohol likely in Minnesota crash that killed 2

PIPESTONE, Minn. — The State Patrol says alcohol likely played a role in a crash that killed two people in southwestern Minnesota and critically injured a third.

A car and a sport mini van collided head-on at an intersection in Pipestone County south of Holland Tuesday night.

The Star Tribune says the car's driver, 22-year-old Megan Stensgaard of Florence and the van's driver, 60-year-old Curtis Maxwell of Luverne, were killed. Maxwell's wife, Sandra, was seriously injured. She's in critical condition at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D.

Information from: Star Tribune, http://www.startribune.com

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