2 drivers injured in Highway 169 crash

Two drivers were injured in a crash on Highway 169 in Le Sueur County Saturday night.

The Minnesota State Patrol says a Toyota Corolla driven by Brook Eshetu Taffesse, 20, of Mankato, was southbound on Highway 169 when it collided with a Ford Explorer that was parked on the southbound shoulder of the highway at Le Sueur.

Taffesse and the Explorer driver, 33-year-old Jesus Alberto Saenz, were both transported to Mayo Clinic Mankato with non-life threatening injuries.

The crash happened shortly before 10 a.m.  The state patrol says the roads were snow and ice-covered at the time of the crash.

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