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Three hurt in head-on collision near Detroit Lakes

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Perham Minnesota 222 2nd Avenue SE 56573

Three people were hurt in a head-on collision Sunday morning on Highway 59 near Detroit Lakes.

A Detroit Lakes couple -- Jonathon L. Jasch, 56, and Rebecca D. Jasch, 53, suffered non-life threatening injuries in the crash.

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They were northbound on Highway 59 in a 2005 Dodge Ram pickup.

They collided with a southbound 2012 Honda Civic driven by Timothy S. Vogel, 21, of Pelican rapids, which crossed the center line and struck the pickup truck head on in the northbound lane.

Vogel suffered serious but non life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol. A witness at the scene said Vogel had serious leg injuries, according to KDLM Radio.

The collision occurred about 9:30 a.m. Sunday on dry two-lane blacktop at mile marker 264 in Becker county.

The Detroit Lakes Fire Department and St. Mary's EMS assisted at the scene, as did the Becker County Sheriff's Office and Detroit Lakes Police Department.

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