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February 16, 2013

Four people seriously injured in head-on crash

Four people were seriously injured in a head-on crash at about 3:30 a.m. Saturday on Highway 60 in Blue Earth County.

Sebastian L. Gilbertson, 20, of Mankato, Tyler M. Cluka, 19, of Kasota, and Michael W. Fletcher, 23, of Mankato were traveling in a 1983 Honda Civic, driven by Amy L. Weinandt, 18, of St. Peter. The Civic was eastbound in the westbound lane on Highway 60 when the vehicle collided head-on with a 1991 Chevy Truck near 200th St.

Gilbertson was in fair condition and Cluka was in good condition Saturday night at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, according to the nursing supervisor. Fletcher was released Saturday. Weinandt was transferred to an unknown hospital.

The driver of the truck, Kyle J. Allen, 21, of Webster was not injured.

The Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office assisted.

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