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One driver was killed and another sustained life-threatening injuries in a crash Thursday afternoon in rural Scott County

The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash occurred shortly after 12:30 p.m. in Sand Creek Township. 

According to authorities, a 92-year-old driver traveling north on County Road 79 failed to stop at a stop sign, colliding with a westbound vehicle on Highway 282. 

Vernon Ferdinand Ritzen, 92, of Robbinsdale, was killed in the crash. The other driver, Lori Lynn Borchardt, 60, of Belle Plaine, sustained life-threatening injuries. 

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