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Redwood Falls man dies in fatal Sibley County crash

Merle Rueben Berreth, of Redwood Falls, was driving a 1998 Dodge Ram eastbound on State Highway...
Merle Rueben Berreth, of Redwood Falls, was driving a 1998 Dodge Ram eastbound on State Highway 19 with Linda Marie Berreth, also from Redwood Falls, when his vehicle crashed into a Ford F-350 that was driven by 19-year-old Tashawn Ray Parker.(AP)
Updated: Sep. 11, 2019 at 4:57 PM CDT
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SIBLEY COUNTY, Minn. (KEYC) — A 69-year-old man died after a car crash in Sibley County Wednesday.

Merle Rueben Berreth, of Redwood Falls, was driving a 1998 Dodge Ram eastbound on State Highway 19 with Linda Marie Berreth, also from Redwood Falls, when his vehicle crashed into a Ford F-350 that was driven by 19-year-old Tashawn Ray Parker.

Parker, of St. James, was travelling northbound on Sibley County Road 9.

The Minnesota State Patrol said the F-350 entered the intersection and was struck by the Ram.

Parker and Linda Marie Berreth, 69, were both treated for non-life threatening injuries at Arlington Hospital.

Merle Rueben Berreth died as a result of his injuries.

The Sibley County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene.

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