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Highway 61 and Aspen Drive Accident

A 29-year old Red Wing man suffered life-threatening injuries Thursday afternoon after a semi-truck collided with his vehicle.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the accident happened at the intersection of Highway 61 and Aspen Drive in Red Wing at 12:08 pm.

Derrek Allen was taken to Mayo Red Wing after the collision.

Allen was driving a Mercedes Metris van waiting at the stoplight going north on Aspen Dr. when the semi, heading south on Highway 61, collided with the van in the intersection.

The State Patrol says the roads were wet at the time of the crash and both drivers were wearing their seatbelts.

The driver of the semi, 58-year old Ronald Lewis of St. Louis Park, was not injured in the crash.

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