Semi-truck crash injures 1

Contributed / Metro Newspaper Service

VINELAND — A 61-year-old man was injured Wednesday, July 15, after the pickup he was driving struck a semitrailer on Highway 169, on the southwestern side of Mille Lacs Lake.

The Minnesota State Patrol reported a 2018 Freightliner was crossing Highway 169 from west to east at Wakidaaki Drive north of Onamia in Kathio Township when it was struck by a Chevrolet pickup traveling north.

Tony M. Levi of Mazeppa, the driver of the Chevy, was transported to Mille Lacs Health System in Onamia for non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the semitrailer, Gary W. Benjamin, 58, Isle, was not injured.

The crash was reported at 2:01 p.m.

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