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Angora man injured in collision with motor home

An Angora man was seriously injured after his car was broadsided by a motor home Friday afternoon on U.S. Highway 53 between Virginia and Cook. According to a Minnesota State Patrol report, 77-year-old Charles Heinonen was driving a 1988 Cadillac...

An Angora man was seriously injured after his car was broadsided by a motor home Friday afternoon on U.S. Highway 53 between Virginia and Cook.

According to a Minnesota State Patrol report, 77-year-old Charles Heinonen was driving a 1988 Cadillac westbound on County Road 22 about 1:30 p.m. when he pulled out in front of a motor home traveling north on Highway 53.

Heinonen was taken to Cook Hospital, then transferred by air to St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth. The Patrol reported his injuries as serious but not life-threatening. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

The occupants of the motor home, Frank and Patricia Mason of West Lafayette, Ind., were not injured.

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office assisted the State Patrol.

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