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State Patrol: 2 dead in late Monday crash in Murray County

The crash happened near the town of Avoca just before 11 p.m.

Two people were killed in a head-on crash in southwest Minnesota late Monday night. 

According to the State Patrol, a Chevy Silverado and a Chevy Impala were traveling in opposite directions on Highway 59 in Murray County when they collided near Lime Lake Drive, just north of the small town of Avoca. 

The crash report says the Silverado was going northbound on the highway and the Impala was traveling south when they collided around 10:55 p.m. 

Both drivers, a 26-year-old man from Frederick, South Dakota, and a 37-year-old man from Huron, South Dakota, died at the scene. 

No further information has been released. 

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