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COPY-Three dead, one injured in pickup truck rollover near Altura

NEAR ALTURA, Minn. (KTTC-DT) -- Three teenage girls have been killed in a pickup truck rollover accident on Co. Highway 27 near Altura.

A Winona Co. sheriff's deputy on the scene told KTTC's Crystal Oko that four girls were in the pickup when it crossed the center line, the driver then over-corrected and lost control.  The deputy said the pickup rolled before coming to rest in a ditch about 3:15 p.m. 

One of the girls was airlifted by medical helicopter to a hospital in La Crosse.  Her condition is unknown.

The deputy said the pickup was northbound heading from Lewiston to Altura when the accident happened.

Look for more updates on KTTC.com throughout the weekend.

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