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Two injured when pickup collides with street sweeper in Cottonwood County

(Windom, MN) – Two men were injured in a crash in Cottonwood County Monday afternoon when a pickup collided with a street sweeper just before 3 p.m.

The Minnesota State Patrol says the 1999 Ford F150 and the sweeper were both eastbound on County Road 29 when the two crashed west of 575th Avenue in Midway Township, northeast of Mountain Lake.

Fifty-year-old Vincent Virgil Voelker of Mountain Lake, was driving the F-150.  The sweeper driver was Dennis Truman Erickson, 76, of Westbrook.

Both men suffered non-life threatening injuries and were transported to Windom ER, according to the patrol.

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