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Aitkin Co. Crash Kills 1, Injures 3

Posted at: 03/23/2013 8:49 PM
By: Laurie Stribling
lstribling@wdio.com

A car crash in Aitkin County killed one man and injured three others.

The accident happened at at about 8 a.m. Saturday morning. Two cars crashed at the intersection of Highway 169 and County Road 3 in Aitkin County.

Officials with the Minnesota State Patrol said the first car ran a stop sign and was broadsided by the second vehicle.

The crash killed the driver of the first car, Roger Langenbau of Peqout Lakes, and seriously injured the passenger, Jerry Swenson also of Pequot Lakes.

Two people in the second car, Edward Cirkl and Janell Cirkl of Minneapolis, were also seriously hurt.