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Olivia man suffers life-threatening injuries in Renville County collision Wednesday morning

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An Olivia man suffered serious injuries in collision with a semi-truck Wednesday morning.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, on March 30, Jose Antonio Garza, age 35, of Olivia, was driving a Nissan Versa westbound on Highway 212. At about 8:30 a.m., Garza’s vehicle collided on icy roads with an eastbound Volvo semi-truck being driven by Steven Mark Buelow, age 62, of Watson.

Buelow was not injured, but Garza was transported to the hospital in Olivia with life-threatening injuries.

The Renville County Sheriff’s Office, Hector Ambulance, and Hector Fire Department assisted at the scene.

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