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Rear-end crash causes injuries

BAXTER -- A driver and her passenger were hospitalized following a three-vehicle rear-end crash at 4:05 p.m. Friday on Excelsior Road and Highway 371 in Baxter.

The Baxter Police Department reported a vehicle driven by Barbara Christine Nelsen, 60, Brainerd, rear-ended a vehicle driven by Lynn Stella Lindemann, 59, Brandon, S.D., which caused Lindemann’s vehicle to rear-end a vehicle driven by Kathryn Lyn Williams, 33, Backus.

Lindemann and her passenger Jerry Lee Serreyn, 64, Lake Benton, were transported by North Memorial Ambulance with possible injuries to Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd.

The police department reported Nelsen was cited for no proof of insurance.