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Callaway woman injured in Highway 59 crash

A Callaway woman was injured in a two-car crash Wednesday afternoon on Highway 59 in Callaway Township.

Lavonne Ione Molacek, 61, was transported to Essentia Health St. Mary's for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol.

The driver of the other vehicle, Benjamin Andrew Reed, 40, of Fergus Falls, was not injured.

Reed was driving a 2015 GMC Yukon pulling a boat, and Molacek was driving a 2016 Ford Fusion, Both were northbound on Highway 59 near County Road 14.

The Yukon pulled out to pass the Fusion, while the Fusion was going to make a left-hand turn. The Fusion hit the boat and trailer, knocking the boat off the trailer. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts.

The accident was reported at 3:31 p.m. on dry pavement. The Becker County Sheriff's Office and White Earth Tribal Police Department assisted at the scene.

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