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3 injured in U.S. Highway 52 crash near Pine Island

The 2019 Nissan was driving south on the highway near Pine Island when it left the roadway and crashed.

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PINE ISLAND, Minn. — Three people were injured in a single-vehicle crash on Wednesday, July 6, 2022, on Highway 52 near Pine Island.

Nyarehr James Malith, 22, of Austin, was driving a 2019 Nissan Sentra south on Highway 52 and County Road 11 at 6:16 a.m. when the vehicle left the roadway and crashed, according to a Minnesota State Patrol report.

Malith and her two passengers, Ebol James Malith, 19, of Rochester, and Amina Abdigani Mohamed, 18, also of Rochester, were taken to Mayo Clinic Hospital - Saint Marys with non-life threatening injuries.

The Goodhue County Sheriff's Office, Pine Island Fire Department, Zumbrota Ambulance and Mayo Clinic Ambulance responded to the crash.

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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