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Two Blomkest residents injured in Renville County rollover Saturday evening

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Two Blomkest residents were injured when their vehicle rolled over north of Olivia Saturday evening.

On February 5, at about 9:19 p.m., the Renville County Sheriff’s Office received a call reporting a single vehicle roll-over at the intersection of 340th Street and 830th Avenue, about two miles north of Olivia.

The preliminary crash investigation revealed a 2014 Kia Sorento, driven by 42 year old Christopher Ryan Pederson of Blomkest, was traveling Eastbound on 830th Avenue when the vehicle drove off of the roadway into a nearby ravine. Pederson and his passenger, 40 year old Tonya Jo Pederson of Blomkest, were transported to Olivia Hospital and Clinics for non-life threatening injuries. 

Crash is under further investigation at this time.

The Renville County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Olivia Fire Department, Olivia Ambulance Service, and the Olivia Area Technical Rescue Team.



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