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Side-swipe spins car off the highway


A 16-year-old girl suffered a non life-threatening injury in a Saturday crash that sent one vehicle spinning off the highway.

The two-vehicle crash was reported at 6:18 p.m. Saturday on Highway 47 near the 270th Street intersection south of Glen in Aitkin County.

A Chevrolet passenger car driven by Derek Simonson, 34, Aitkin, was traveling north on Highway 47. Simonson was behind a northbound Chrysler Town & Country passenger car driven by Emma Plagge, 16, Aitkin.

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