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La Crescent, MN (KROC-AM News) - An elderly Caledonia woman was killed in a late morning crash in La Crescent.
The State Patrol says 84-year-old Lucille Petersen was a passenger in a car that collided with a semi-truck on Highway 61 just after 11 AM. Her husband, 87-year-old John Petersen, was driving and was traveling east on a city street when the car collided with the truck as it was headed south on Highway 61.
He was transported to a La Crosse hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, while the Iowa man driving the truck was not hurt. The State Patrol report on the crash notes the victim was not wearing a seatbelt.
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