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Crash leaves two dead in central Minnesota

HAWICK, Minn. – Two people were killed late Saturday morning, July 7, in a crash involving a car and several motorcycles on Highway 23 northeast of Hawick in central Minnesota.

According to a report from the Minnesota State Patrol, a Chevrolet Monte Carlo driven by a 21-year-old Bricelyn woman, made a left turn in front of three Harley Davidson motorcycles.

Two of the motorcycles hit the vehicle, and the drivers, a 42-year-old man and a 44-year-old-woman, both of St. Cloud, died at the scene. A third motorcycle, carrying two people, laid down on the road to avoid the collision. The driver, 61, and passenger, 38, both of Sauk Rapids, were transported to CentraCare Health-Paynesville Hospital with serious injuries. One of them was later airlifted to St. Cloud Hospital.

No injuries were listed for the driver of the Monte Carlo and her passenger, a 24-year-old man.

Names have not been released pending notification of families.

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