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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.

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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.

Erich is a digital content producer at the Post Bulletin where he creates content for the Post Bulletin's digital platforms. Before he moved to Rochester, Erich worked as a sports reporter for Rivals.com covering the University of Illinois' athletic programs in Champaign, Illinois. Readers can reach Erich at 507-285-7681 or efisher@postbulletin.com.
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