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Park Rapids crash sends 2 to hospital

Emergency medical technicians work to free the driver in a two-vehicle crash late Friday morning that sent two to the hospital. (Sarah Smith/Enterprise)

PARK RAPIDS -- Two people were transported to the Park Rapids hospital following a midday crash at a major intersection south of the city Friday.

No condition report or identification was available for the man and woman, in their 60s.

The collision occurred at the intersection of highways 71 and 15, snarling traffic just after 11 a.m.

The Park Rapids police and Hubbard County Sheriff's Department were directing traffic around the scene as emergency personnel worked to free the female driver of one of the vehicles.

There was major damage to one vehicle's front end and the other vehicle's driver's door, but unclear from the scene which directions the vehicles were traveling at the time of the crash.