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SUV, horse and buggy crash: 3 injured

Three people were injured when an SUV and a horse and buggy collided at 7:40 p.m. Friday on Highway 25, south of 233rd Street in Platte Township in Morrison County.

HARDING—Three people were injured when an SUV and a horse and buggy collided at 7:40 p.m. Friday on Highway 25, south of 233rd Street in Platte Township in Morrison County.

The Minnesota State Patrol reported a Kia Sportage and a horse and buggy were both traveling south on Highway 25, when the Kia struck the rear of the buggy and came to a rest in the field.

The driver of the Kia, Logan J. Wolthuizen, 19, Pierz, was not injured, but his 14-year-old passenger, Kendra L. Meyer of Pierz, had non-life-threatening injuries. The state patrol did not list a hospital.

The driver of the buggy, Eli J. Miller, 47, Pierz, and his passenger, Rachel J. Miller, 47, Pierz, were both hospitalized. Eli Miller was transported to St. Gabriel's Hospital in Little Falls and Rachel MIller was transported to Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth.

The Morrison County Sheriff's Office and Pierz Fire Department assisted the state patrol at the scene.