2 injured in crash at Highway 169 & Highway 68 intersection

Two people were injured in a crash at the Highway 169 intersection with Highway 68 on Saturday afternoon.

The state patrol says a car was southbound on Highway 169 and a pickup truck was turning northbound onto 169 from eastbound Highway 68 when the vehicles collided.

The pickup driver, 73-year-old Dale Jacob Kuyper of Owatonna, was hospitalized following the crash.  A passenger in the car, James Dazmane Gilbert, 21, of Orlando, Florida, was also transported to a hospital.  Both men had non-life threatening injuries.

The crash happened just before 4:30 p.m.

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