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Austin semi driver injured in crash with another semi

(Rochester, MN) – An Austin man was injured when the semi he was driving was struck by another tractor trailer.

The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash happened in Freeborn County Wednesday afternoon around 3:41 p.m.

Timothy Michael Frazier, 21, of Austin was driving a Sterling semi tractor trailer south on Highway 13 when a Freightliner semi that had been eastbound on I-90 pulled out from an exit ramp and struck the Sterling.  The driver of the Freightliner was Daniel Scott Hidu, 33, of Eagan.

Frazier was transported to Albert Lea Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.  Hidu wasn’t injured in the crash.

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