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Melissa and Erica Conley were traveling in their vehicle in July when it was struck, rolled and totaled.

Audubon mom and daughter saved by seat belts

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On July 7, Melissa Conley and her daughter Erica were traveling east on Highway 10 in Audubon, when their vehicle was struck by another car.


The mother and daughter were both spared serious injury -- despite the fact that their vehicle was a total loss. The reason? According to Trooper Andy Schmidt of the Minnesota State Patrol, it's because they were both wearing seat belts.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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