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South Carolina senior citizens injured in collision near Marshall Friday

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A pair of senior citizens from South Carolina were injured in a collision near Marshall Friday.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, William Gary Kroger, age 76, of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, was driving a Jeep Patriot southbound on Highway 23, while Alija Corrine Ros, age 19, of Walnut Grove, was traveling northbound on Highway 23.  At about 2:40 p.m., Kroger’s and Ros’s vehicles collided at the intersection of the two roads.

Kroger was transported to the hospital in Marshall with non-life threatening injuries, as was his passenger, Joyce Marie Kroger, age 77, also of Myrtle Beach. Ros reported no injuries.

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office assisted at the scene.

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