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Elgin woman injured in Highway 63 crash

Two vehicles collided at the 30th Avenue Northeast intersection.

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A two-vehicle collision north of Rochester Wednesday afternoon on U.S. Highway 63 sent an Elgin woman to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

James Glen Pettis, 53, of Plainview, was driving a 2012 Ford Escape, and Carrie Ann Schroeder, 54, of Elgin, was driving a 2013 Lincoln MKX SUV northbound on Highway 63 about 3:50 p.m. when the vehicles collided at the 30th Avenue Northeast intersection, according to a Minnesota State Patrol report.

Schroeder was taken to Mayo Clinic Hospital-Saint Marys. Pettis was not injured.

The Olmsted County Sheriff's Office and Mayo Clinic ambulance responded to the scene.

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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