Three hurt in Otter Tail County multi car crash

Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff
Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff

(Battle Lake, MN) -- Three people were hurt in a two-vehicle crash in Otter Tail County Sunday afternoon.

The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash  happened on Highway 78 at County Road 72 near Battle Lake just after noon. Troopers say a GMC Canyon driven by 55-year-old Tony Robert Gerlach was traveling southbound on Highway 78 while a Ford F150, driven by 29-year-old Turner Mark Blaufuss was traveling northbound on the roadway when the vehicles collided.

Both Gerlach and his passenger Anna Marie Gerlach, along with the passenger in the Ford, 31-year-old Hannah Elaine Blaufuss, were all taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries. Turner Blaufuss was unhurt.

The State Patrol says alcohol was not involved in the crash, which does remain under investigation.