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Chatfield woman injured in U.S. 52 crash

A Chatfield woman was badly injured Wednesday morning in a head-on crash on U.S. 52 at Olmsted County Road 7.

Cheryl Jankiewicz, 52, was southbound on U.S. 52 when the car she was driving crossed over the center line and collided with a recreational vehicle driven by David Decker, 64, of Zimmerman.

Jankiewicz was taken to Saint Marys Hospital with serious, but not life-threatening, injuries, according to a Minnesota State Patrol report.

Decker and a passenger in the RV, Allen Ahles, 72, address unknown, weren't injured.

All three people involved in the crash had their seat belts fastened, the report says.


The crash was reported at 9:44 a.m. The Olmsted County Sheriff's Office assisted the State Patrol at the scene.

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