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Collision Of Ford Explorer & Semi Tractor Just North Of Ia.-Mn. Border On Hwy 15 Sends One Person To The Hospital

Fri 8-24-2018

(Fairmont, Mn.)-- A Lakota, Iowa woman was injured Thursday when a vehicle she was driving collided nearly head-on with a semi tractor in Martin county.

The Minnesota State Patrol says 25-year-old Micala Janssen of Lakota was driving a 2002 Ford Explorer northbound on Highway 15 about two miles north of the Iowa-Minnesota border. Troopers say the vehicle crossed the center line and collided with a southbound 2019 Freightliner semi tractor driven by 44-year-old Tera Blair of Chicago, Illinois.

Janssen was taken by ambulance to the Fairmont hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The collision took place a little after 1:00 pm.