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2 killed in head-on crash involving car, dump truck

The crash happened just before 2 p.m. Friday, according to the State Patrol.

Two people were killed Friday afternoon in east-central Minnesota in a head-on collision involving a car and a dump truck. 

According to the State Patrol, two young adults were traveling in a Saturn Ion eastbound on Hwy. 8 in Lindstrom when the driver weaved across the center line and then back into eastbound lane and struck a Ford F-150, then "jerked back into the westbound lanes" and collided head-on with a dump truck. 

The crash happened on Hwy. 8 near Lincoln Road, the State Patrol said. 

Both occupants of the Saturn Ion were killed. The driver has been identified as 20-year-old Heather Lee Williamson, of Centuria, Wisconsin, and the passenger is ID'd as 25-year-old Austin Tyler Eckard, of North Branch. 

The driver of the dump truck wasn't injured, nor were the driver and passenger in the Ford F-150. 

Road conditions were dry at the time of the crash. No further information has been provided. 

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