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Crash near Carlos Corners injures passenger

A two-vehicle crash north of Alexandria on Highway 29 sent a passenger to the hospital on Saturday, July 7.

Jerry Degn, 56, of Bloomington was driving a 2010 Nissan Murano south on Highway 29 near South Riverview Drive, just north of Carlos Corners, and was slowing to 30 miles per hour when a 1999 Ford Escort, driven by Dilan Kluver-Pasche, 21, of Hoffman did not slow down and rear-ended the Murano, according to the State Patrol, which released the accident report Thursday.

A passenger in the Escort, William Fleming, 22, of Fergus Falls suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to Alomere Health where he was treated and released. He wasn't wearing a seat belt, according to the accident report.

No other injuries were reported. The crash happened at about 8:30 p.m.

Al Edenloff

Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  

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