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Owatonna driver killed in SE Minnesota crash Wednesday morning

Two vehicles were traveling in opposite directions when they collided

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OWATONNA TOWNSHIP, Minn. โ€” An Owatonna man died in a crash Wednesday morning, March 15, 2023, on U.S. Highway 218.

A 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee was traveling north on Highway 218 and a 2009 Toyota Corolla was traveling south when the vehicles collided, according to a Minnesota State Patrol crash report. The road conditions were icy.

The driver of the Corolla, Terry Jon Pelovsky, 59, of Owatonna, was transported to Owatonna Hospital. He died at the hospital.

The driver of the Cherokee, Becky Linn Schwering, 58, of Claremont, had non-life-threatening injuries, according to the report. She was transported to Owatonna Hospital.

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