CLEARWATER -- An Ely woman was hurt in a crash on Interstate 94 Thursday afternoon.

The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash happened at 2:15 p.m. near Clearwater.

Seventy-eight-year-old Janet Smrekar was heading east on I-94 when she was unable to stop for slowing traffic and rear-ended an SUV.

Smrekar was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the SUV, 38-year-old Daniel Baxter of Minneapolis was not hurt.

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