1 dead, 1 injured after fiery crash in southern Minnesota

It happened near Blooming Prairie in Dodge County.
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A fiery crash in southern Minnesota Friday morning claimed the life of one driver and sent another to the hospital. 

The Minnesota State Patrol reports that the two-vehicle collision happened around 5:40 a.m. on Hwy. 218 about one mile south of Blooming Prairie, Dodge County. Per the report, the driver of a Toyota Camry was traveling south on the highway and collided with a northbound GMC Acadia. 

The Camry started on fire after the crash, and its driver was killed. 

The victim has been identified as 27-year-old Keith Prescott Crape, of Austin, Minnesota. He was not wearing a seat belt, according to the State Patrol. 

A 44-year-old Austin man driving the Acadia was transported to Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Road conditions were described as "snow/ice" in the crash report.

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