Two hurt in Otter Tail County crash

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

(Otter Tail County, MN) -- Two women were hurt in a crash in Otter Tail County Monday afternoon.

The Minnesota State Patrol says 51-year-old Angela Paavola was driving her SUV Southbound on Highway 29 near milepost 120 in Compton Township when she slammed into the back of a truck, driven by 28-year-old Tyler Heinzen.

Heinzen was preparing to turn left off the roadway when he was struck by Paavola.

Both Paavola and Heinzen's passenger, 25-year-old Jodana Heinzen, suffered non-life threatening injuries. Paavola was taken to Wadena Hospital for her injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.