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One person killed in head-on collision with semi between Menahga and Sebeka

One person was killed this morning in a head-on collision with a semi on Highway 71 at Redeye, between Sebeka and Menahga.

The name of the deceased, who was driving a 1992 Pontiac Bonneville, will be released at noon Tuesday by the State Patrol.

The driver of the 2003 Freightliner Conventional semi tractor-trailer rig was Dale D. Bain, 48, of Wadena. He suffered non life-threatening injuries in the crash.

The northbound Pontiac crossed the centerline and struck the southbound Freightliner head on, according to the State Patrol.

The crash was reported at 10:51 a.m. Monday on dry two-lane blacktop at the intersection of Highway 71 and County Road 13.

Assisting at the scene were Tri-County Ambulance, the Sebeka Fire Department, the DNR and the Minnesota Department of Transportation.