Willmar, MN (KROC-AM News)- Three people are dead and another is seriously injured after the vehicle they were in collided with a semi-truck in central Minnesota. 

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The State Patrol crash report indicates an SUV with four occupants from Missouri and the semi collided at the intersection of Hwy. 40 and County Rd. 7 west of Willmar shortly before 6 p.m. Thursday. The SUV was northbound on County Rd. 7 and the semi was heading east on Hwy. 40.

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The driver, 41-year-old Justin Ecker, and passengers, 64-year-old Carol Ecker and 39-year-old Jonathan Ecker, were killed as a result of injuries they suffered in the crash. They were all pronounced dead at the scene. 

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The fourth SUV passenger, 35-year-old Jennifer Mcginness, was taken to a hospital in St. Cloud with life-threatening injuries. The report says Carol and Mcginness were not buckled up. 

The truck driver, 67-year-old Ralph Enderly of Raymond, MN, was brought to a Willmar hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. The report says alcohol was not a factor in causing the crash.

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