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Victim identified in two-vehicle crash near Willmar

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Victim identified in two-vehicle crash near Willmar
Detroit Lakes Minnesota 511 Washington Avenue 56501

WILLMAR, Minn. - The man killed in a two-vehicle crash Saturday just east of Willmar was Steven Joseph Szalma, 38, of Kandiyohi.

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office released the man's name Monday in a news release. Szalma was the driver of one of the vehicles. The sheriff's office had not yet released the names of anyone else involved.

The sheriff’s office was called at 12:46 p.m. Saturday to a collision of two trucks near Willmar. When emergency services arrived, they found Szalma had died.

Two passengers, a 37-year-old woman and 7-year-old boy, were transported by Willmar Ambulance to Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar. Their condition has not been not reported.

The second truck was driven by a 37-year-old Willmar man who lost control on the icy roadway, crossed the center line and collided with the other truck. His condition has not been reported.

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