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Woman suffers minor injuries in car crash

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The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Department reported a two-vehicle accident that took place at West Main Street and Otter Avenue in Parkers Prairie, at 11:33 a.m. Nov. 17. Both drivers are from Parkers Prairie.


Vehicle one, driven by Rebecca Koep, was at a stop sign facing east. She proceeded into the intersection, failing to yield to a northbound vehicle driven by Katherine Caauwe, which had the right of way. The vehicles collided.

Koep was issued a citation for failing to yield right of way.

Caauwe had a cut to the head but declined to be taken by ambulance to a hospital.

Koep's vehicle was carrying three toddlers/juveniles. All were properly restrained. Caauwe's vehicle also had a toddler passenger, who was properly restrained and not injured.