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2 injured in Erskine crash

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ERSKINE -- Two men suffered minor injuries in a broadside crash Saturday afternoon in Erskine.

According to the Minnesota Highway Patrol, a 1992 GMC Sierra pickup, driven by Scott Petersen, 41, of Erskine, was southbound on Vance Avenue, crossing Highway 2. A semi tractor trailer, driven by David Oman, 54, of Duluth, Minn., was eastbound on Highway 2.

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The vehicles collided in the eastbound lane of the highway. Petersen told the Highway Patrol he did not see the other vehicle.

The pickup came to a rest about 200 feet east of the intersection. The semi tractor trailer sheared off a light pole and ran into a Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway building.

Roads were icy at the time of the crash.

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