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One killed in head-on crash near Menahga

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Wadena Minnesota 314 S. Jefferson, P.O. Box 31 56482

One person was killed when a car and dump truck collided head-on Thursday night near Menahga.

Dustin J. Berttunen, 28, of Menahga was the driver of the 1996 KW dump truck, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The name of the deceased driver of a 2004 Volkswagen sedan has not yet been released.

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The accident happened around 5 p.m. on U.S. Highway 71, about a mile south of Menahga at mile post 243.

Berttunen was treated and released for injuries, the patrol said.

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