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One injured after semi veers off Highway 14 in Brown County, strikes SUV

One person was injured after a semi-truck struck an SUV in Brown County Tuesday.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, at about 3 p.m., a Freightliner semi driven by Roger Henry Schiro, 63, of Gibbon, was eastbound on Highway 14 when it went off the roadway and into the ditch, then struck the driver’s side of an SUV stopped at 280th Ave. Janette Ann Omarron, 69, of Sleepy Eye, was behind the wheel of the SUV.

Omarron wasn’t injured, while Schiro was transported to Sleepy Eye Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

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