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Two people were killed and a family of five from Bloomington were injured in a crash on Thanksgiving Day in west-central Minnesota. 

According to the State Patrol, it happened around 4:30 p.m. in Carlos Township – just north of Alexandria – when two motorists collided at the intersection of Hwy. 29 and County Road 5. 

The patrol says the Bloomington family was in a Toyota Sienna going northbound on Hwy. 29 while two people in a Cadillac SRX were eastbound on County Road 5 when they collided at the intersection. 

The two people in the Cadillac, identified as 80-year-old Marilyn J. Grover and 91-year-old William H. Grover, both from Alexandria, were taken to St. Cloud Hospital where they died. 

All five members of the Bloomington family suffered non-life-threatening injuries. 

The 40-year-old man who was driving, 40-year-old woman, 6-year-old girl and 9-year-old boy were all taken to Alomere Health in Alexandria, while a 10-year-old boy was taken to St. Cloud Hospital. 

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