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Person airlifted from scene of Hwy 210 crash

The Minnesota State Patrol confirmed the two-vehicle crash occurred at 5 p.m. on Highway 210.

Crash scene on Highway 210
Lights of stopped traffic and from flashing lights can be seen on emergency response vehicles Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022, at the intersection of Highway 210 and County Highway 59, which leads to Riverton.
Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch

RIVERTON โ€” A crash closed down Highway 210 and County Highway 59 near Riverton Thursday evening, Jan. 27, for at least an hour while traffic was rerouted.

The Minnesota State Patrol confirmed the two-vehicle crash occurred at 5 p.m. on Highway 210, and one person was flown via helicopter to receive medical care.

Further information from the state patrol was not available late Thursday.

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