ELK RIVER (WJON News) -- There was a deadly crash in Elk River over the weekend.

The Minnesota State Patrol says the incident happened at about 1:00 p.m. Saturday on Highway 169.

A car driven by 32-year-old Kelvin Gomez-Landero of Honduras was driving south.  Meanwhile, a second vehicle driven by 23-year-old Kyle Flor of Zimmerman was also going south. One of the vehicles lost control while making a lane change and the two vehicles collided.  One of the vehicles ran off the road and struck some trees.

Gomze-Landero died in the crash.

His two passengers, 36-year-old Walter Maradiaga of Bloomington and 26-year-old Luis Briceno were taken to Mercy Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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Flor and his passenger were not hurt.


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