Update-Two Injured in Head-on Crash West of Silver Lake

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Two people were injured in a head-on crash on Highway 7 west of Silver Lake Tuesday morning.

The State Patrol says a car traveling westbound on Highway 7 lost control on the slippery roadway, crossed the centerline, and hit an eastbound pickup head-on. The pickup then went into the ditch and rolled. The car spun out onto the shoulder of the road.

The pickup was driven by 47-year-old Timothy Huiras of Chanhassen. He was taken to Hutchinson Health for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the car, a 17-year-old male, whose name and address were not given, was taken to Hutchinson Health for treatment of unknown injuries.

The crash happened near the intersection of Highway 7 and Kale Avenue in Hale Township just after 8:30am.

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