WATAB TOWNSHIP (WJON News) -- The Minnesota State Patrol has released the names of the people involved in a deadly crash early Friday in Benton County.

They say 17-year-old Nurban Ruvelsi-Perez died in the crash.  His hometown has not been listed yet.

The driver, 27-year-old Aler Gomez-Lucas is listed as having life-threatening injuries.  His hometown is not listed either.  It is believed he had alcohol in his system.

There was also a 17-year-old passenger in that vehicle who was not hurt.  His name has not been released.

The driver of a second vehicle, 20-year-old Myles Wochnik of Royalton, was not hurt. The State Patrol says he did not have alcohol in his system.

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The State Patrol says the incident happened at about 3:30 a.m. Friday on Highway 10 between Rice and Sauk Rapids in Watab Township.  A vehicle driven by Gomez-Lucas was eastbound when it left the road, went into the ditch, and rolled coming to a rest on its roof.  Ruvelis-Perez was ejected from the vehicle and was struck by the vehicle driven by Wochnik.



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