Lake City, MN (KROC AM News) - A head-on traffic wreck near Lake City Monday left one person with life threatening injuries and closed a busy highway.

The Minnesota State Patrol says a car driven by 25-year-old Michelle Knudsen of St Paul crossed the centerline of Highway 63 and collided head-on with another vehicle. She suffered non-life threatening injuries. But the other driver was seriously injured. He was identified as 29-year-old Jared Morgan of Lake City.

The wreck happened around 5:30 a.m. and led to the closure of Highway 63 between Lake City and Oak Center for nearly 6 hours.

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