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Two injured in crash near Wadena

Two Wadena women were hurt in the collision on County Highway 29 west of Wadena on Monday morning.

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Two Wadena women were injured in a two-vehicle crash Monday west of Wadena in Otter Tail County.

Angela Renee Paavola, 51, of Wadena was taken to Tri-County hospital in Wadena with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol.

She was southbound on Otter Tail County Highway 29 in a 2013 Ford Edge, and rear-ended a 2022 Ram 1500 pickup truck that had stopped to make a left turn.

A passenger in the pickup truck, Jodana Ama Heinzen, 25, of Wadena suffered non-life-threatening injuries. She is not listed as going to a hospital.

The driver of the pickup truck, Tyler James Arthur Heinzen, 28, of Wadena was not injured, according to the State Patrol.

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All three were wearing seatbelts, and airbags deployed in the Ford Edge but not the Ram 1500.

No alcohol was involved in the crash, which was reported at 9:37 a.m. Monday on dry pavement on County Highway 29 (at mile marker 120) in Compton Township.

Tri-County EMS and Otter Tail County deputies assisted at the scene.

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