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State Patrol identifies driver killed in crash near Albert Lea

NEAR ALBERT LEA, Minn. (FOX47) -- The Minnesota State Patrol has identified the person who was killed in a two-vehicle crash near Albert Lea Monday afternoon.

Investigators said just after 2:45 p.m., a Peterbuilt tractor going north on Highway 13 collided with a Ford Fiesta heading east on County Road 14 at the intersection. The State Patrol said the road was wet at the time.

According to the State Patrol, Grace Zimmerman, 16, of Alden was the driver of the Ford who was killed in the crash.

Authorities said the driver of the tractor, Daniel Petracek, 57, of Waseca, was not injured.


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