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Le Sueur woman, passenger hospitalized after crash west of Lake Crystal

(Mankato, MN) – A Le Sueur woman and her passenger were hospitalized following a crash west of Lake Crystal Wednesday evening.

The Minnesota State Patrol said a 16-year-old boy was driving south on Blue Earth County Rd 109 when his pickup collided with a Chevy Traverse that was eastbound on Highway 60.  The crash time is listed as 6:09 p.m. on the patrol’s report.

The Traverse driver was Ashley Nicole Schultz, 33, of Le Sueur.  Schultz and her passenger, 27-year-old Jennifer Elisabeth Reed of Waconia, were hospitalized at Mayo Clinic Mankato with believed non-life threatening injuries.

The pickup driver’s name has not been released.  The state patrol says he was wearing his seatbelt.


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