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Weekend car accidents take the lives of two

FREEBORN COUNTY, MN (FOX 47) -- The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fatal car accident, after a vehicle rolls on Interstate 90 in Freeborn County.

The accident happened around 11:30 p.m. Saturday, when an Econoline van carrying 11 people lost control, went sideways into the median, and rolled several times. 

37-year-old Oscar Altamirano-Pavon died.

The State Patrol says roadways were icy at the time.

Meanwhile, another car accident turns fatal during a high school wrestling team's trip.

Several members of the team are seriously injured, after a car wreck in Iowa.

Five members of the Westwood High School wrestling team remain hospitalized after Saturday's crash.

The team and coach were riding in a school SUV when it collided nearly head-on with a van near Hornick, Iowa. The driver of the van was killed.

The team was heading to a nearby wrestling clinic.

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