BECKER - Three people were taken to the hospital after a rear-end crash near Becker.

The Minnesota State Patrol says both vehicles were traveling west when the pickup stopped for a vehicle in front of it and was rear ended by the second vehicle.

The driver of the second vehicle, 53-year-old Sherry Spartz of Hopkins, and her two passengers 69-year-old Doreen Roman of West St. Paul and 50-year-old Daniel Spartz of Hopikins, were all taken to the Monticello Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the pickup, 25-year-old Samuel Rendle of Bemidji, was not hurt.

The State Patrol says it happened just after 1:00 p.m. today (Saturday) on Highway in Becker, near Rolling Ridge Road.