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UPDATE: One Killed in Highway 169 Crash

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LE SUEUR COUNTY, MN -

An accident on Highway 169 Northbound near Le Sueur has turned fatal.

It happened around 2:30 Wednesday afternoon just north of Le Sueur, involving a semi and a Hyundai Sonata.

State Patrol says a passenger in the Hyundai died as a result of the crash.

Authorities are withholding that person's name at this time.

The driver of the Hyundai, 61 year-old Marcia A. Vahl of Maple Grove, was also taken to Le Sueur Hospital with what the patrol calls serious injuries.

Northbound traffic was rerouted through County Road 28 as the State Patrol surveyed the crash site.

The accident is still under investigation.