Waseca teens injured in crash with semi in Rice County

Two Waseca teens were injured when a semi and a pickup crashed in Rice County Sunday evening.

A state patrol crash report says the pickup and the semi were both southbound on I-35 when they collided in Wells Township, at Faribault, shortly after 5 p.m.

The driver of the pickup, Grady Lorenz Hoffman, 18, and his passenger, Hunter Mason Harty, 16, both of Waseca, were both transported to Allina Health Faribault with non-life threatening injuries.

The semi driver, Vyacheslav Ivanovich Oliy, 62, of Vancouver, Washington, wasn’t injured.

The state patrol says roads were wet at the time of the crash.



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