BECKER (WJON News) - A crash Thursday afternoon near Becker has sent one driver to the hospital.

The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash was reported at 1:50 pm.

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Reports claim the crash happened at the intersection of Highway 25 and 97th Street Southeast in Becker Township.

Authorities say a Ford Explorer, driven by 27-year-old Shaun Wiese of Freeport, was traveling east on 97th Street when it crashed at the Highway 25 intersection with a Ram Pickup driven by 33-year-old Jesse Smith of Zimmerman.

Officials say the roads were a combination of snow and ice at the time.

A passenger in the SUV, 22-year-old Kelsie Demars of Faribault, was taken to St. Cloud Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.




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