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Mille Lacs County crash seriously injures Milaca woman

Cheryl Lynn Propson suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash.

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A Milaca woman suffered life-threatening injuries in a two-vehicle crash involving a semitrailer Saturday, Sept. 11, in Borgholm Township.

The Minnesota State Patrol reported 26-year-old Michael Read Greeley, of Milaca, was driving a 2012 International semitrailer east on Highway 23 and stopped to turn left onto northbound 90th Avenue at 4 p.m. Saturday, just west of Milaca. A 2005 Pontiac Montana, driven by 49-year-old Cheryl Lynn Propson, rear-ended the semitrailer when it stopped to turn.

Propson was transported to North Memorial Health Hospital in Robbinsdale for life-threatening injuries, while her passenger, 60-year-old Gregg Michael Propson of Onamia, was transported to Fairview Hospital in Princeton for non-life-threatening injuries.

Cheryl Propson was wearing a seat belt, according to the state patrol, but it is unknown if Gregg Propson had his seat belt on.

Greeley was not injured.

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The Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s Office, North Memorial Health Ambulance, Milaca Fire Department and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources assisted at the scene.

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