Kasson, MN (KROC-AM News)- The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office and State Patrol are investigating a severe injury crash that happened on a rural two-lane road Thursday night. 

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A news release from the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were dispatched to a residence between Kasson and Dodge Center in the 15000 block of County Rd. 34. The crash was reported shortly after 11:30 p.m. 

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Upon arrival first responders found a man lying in the roadway identified as  34-year-old Milelio Pastrana. He was Flown to St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester with what are being described as life-threatening injuries. 

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The preliminary crash investigation indicates Pastrana was driving a car east on County Rd. 34 that struck a pick-up parked on the eastbound shoulder facing west. The driver of the pick-up, identified as 24-year-old Paige Floen, was stopped at her mailbox at the time of the collision. 

She was taken to a hospital by vehicle for treatment of what are being described as minor injuries. The Dodge County news release says alcohol may have been a factor in the crash and have asked the State Patrol to reconstruct the crash scene due to the severity of the injuries and potential for criminal charges. 

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The Claremont Fire Department, Dodge Center Fire Department, Dodge Center Ambulance, and Mayo One also responded to the two-vehicle crash.

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