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Montevideo man injured in Clara City collision Friday

A Montevideo man was injured in a collision near Clara City Friday afternoon.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, at about 1:20 p.m. on June 4, a Ford Edge driven by Robert Thomas Kempe, age 74, of Montevideo, was westbound on Highway 7. At the intersection of Highway 23 on the southern edge of Clara City, Kemp collided with a northbound Jeep Grand Cherokee being driven by Maria D. Vilchez-Garcia, age 44, of Cottonwood.

Kempe was transported to the Montevideo hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Assisting on the scene were the Clara City Police and Fire Departments, and the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office.


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