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Two hurt in four-car crash near Perham

Two people were hurt in a four-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon near Perham.

Two of the drivers, Sharon Constance Krause, 69, of Ottertail and Todd Lee Budke, 57, of Erhard suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were taken to the Perham hospital.

According to the State Patrol: A Subaru Impreza, a Chevrolet Lumina, a GMC Yukon and a Chevrolet S10 pickup were traveling southbound on Highway 78 approaching Highway 10.

The S10 rear-ended the Lumina, forcing it to the right shoulder. The S10 continued southbound and collided with the Yukon, which rear-ended the Impreza.

The driver of the 1983 Chevy S10, Robert James Romaine, 71, of Ottertail, suffered no apparent injuries, according to the State Patrol.

Krause was driving the 2007 GMC Yukon and Dudke was driving the 1998 Chevy Lumina.

Brendan Scott Hendricks, 24, of Richville was driving the 2017 Subaru Impreza. He was not injured in the crash, according to the State Patrol.

All four were wearing seatbelts and airbags did not deploy in any of the vehicles.

No alcohol was involved in the crash, which was reported at 4:43 p.m. on dry pavement. The Perham Fire Department, Perham Police Department, Otter Tail Sheriff’s Office and Perham EMS assisted at the scene.

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