At least 1 hurt in car, semitrailer collision near Pillager

The Minnesota State Patrol responded to the crash, reported at 9:23 a.m. Thursday, June 23, in Sylvan Township, west of Baxter.

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SYLVAN TOWNSHIP — A 39-year-old Motley man and a 52-year-old Oakdale man were involved in a two-vehicle crash Thursday, June 23, on Highway 210 in Cass County.

The Minnesota State Patrol responded to the crash, reported at 9:23 a.m. in Sylvan Township, near Pillager. According to the report, a 2002 Ford Escape was eastbound on the highway when it crossed into the westbound lane, striking a 2016 Mack semitractor-trailer.

The 52-year-old driver of the semitrailer suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd.

Information on the 39-year-old driver of the Ford had not been released as of Thursday evening.

The road was dry at the time of the crash.


Assisting at the scene were the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, Pillager Fire Department and North Memorial Health.

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