Twin Cities man killed in head-on crash in Sumter Township

The crash happened Wednesday evening.
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A 35-year-old man was killed in a head-on crash west of the Twin Cities Wednesday evening.

Somelith Larry Silavong, of Brooklyn Park, was heading westbound on Highway 212 in Sumter Township just before 9:30 p.m., according to the State Patrol's incident report.

At Orange Avenue, the Acura TL he was driving crashed head-on with a Chevy Silverado traveling the other direction.

Silavong, who was wearing a seat belt, died as a result of the wreck. The driver of the Chevy, a 56-year-old woman from Brownton, Minnesota, suffered non-life threatening injuries. She was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center.

The State Patrol's report says alcohol was not a factor in the crash. The incident report does not include the cause of the crash.

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