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Driver killed in crash between car, pickup near Belle Plaine

The incident happened at 8 a.m. Tuesday.
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The driver of a Hyundai Elantra was killed in a crash with a pickup truck southwest of the Twin Cities on Tuesday.

The incident reported at 8 a.m. saw a 2007 Elantra and a 1995 Chevy pickup collide on Union Hill Boulevard in Belle Plaine Township.

The driver of the Elantra was pronounced dead at the scene. The pickup driver was eventually airlifted to North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale with serious injuries.

“This is a tragic incident and our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victims,” said Scott County Sheriff Luke Hennen.

At this time, it's not known if alcohol or drugs were a factor in the crash.

The victim will be identified at a later date by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office.

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