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Five injured in accident near Zumbro Falls


ZUMBRO FALLS, Minn. (KTTC)-- Five people were injured in a head on crash about one mile south of Zumbro Falls Monday night.

According to the Wabasha County Sheriff's Office, a Chevy Suburban hauling a trailer was heading north on Highway 63 around 5 p.m. ,when it swerved to avoid a deer.

The Suburban carrying four people hit a southbound Buick Rendezvous.  It then went over a guardrail and was hanging off the edge of a hill.

The conditions of the driver of the Buick, 35-year-old Ryan Klassen of Lake City, and a passenger in the suburban, 16-year-old Mariah Pederson of Chatfield, are not documented.

The other three passengers in the Chevy, 19-year-old Joshua Bernard, 18-year-old Karen Sass both of Chatfield, and 18-year-old Matthew Salerno of Rochester had non-life threatening injuries.

Officials say everyone was wearing a seatbelt.

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