REDWOOD FALLS -- Two high-ranking elected officials were hurt in a car crash.

Minnesota Senate Assistant Minority Leader 41-year-old Melisa Franzen and Minnesota State Auditor 51-year-old Julie Blaha were taken to the Redwood Hospital in Redwood Falls with non-life-threatening injuries.

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Blaha was driving a Jeep Cherokee that collided with a semi on Highway 67 in Redwood County at about 5:00 p.m. Wednesday.

The semi-driver was not hurt.

The women were in that area attending Farmfest.

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