2 injured in car crash near Rochester International Airport

The vehicles were traveling in opposite directions on Highway 30 at the intersection with Helgerson Drive SW when the collision occurred.

The Rochester International Airport Monday, April 26, 2021.
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ROCHESTER — Two people were injured in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday, July 5, 2022, near the Rochester International Airport.

At about 4:31 p.m., Heidi Lynn Haugen, 32, of Austin, was driving a 2017 Kia Forte east on Highway 30 and Jeanette Ann Grinager, 84, of Eyota was driving a 2005 Buick Sabre west when the vehicles collided at the intersection with Helgerson Drive SW in front of the airport, according to a Minnesota State Patrol report.

Haugen and Grinager were both taken to Mayo Clinic Hospital - Saint Marys with non-life threatening injuries.

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