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Four dead in Le Sueur County crash

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Four people are dead after a head-on crash in Le Sueur County late Friday night, according to the Pioneer Press. One of the dead is 11-year-old Mary C. Urtuzuastegui, of Montgomery.

The Le Center Leader says 22-year-old Jeffery J. Miller of Le Center was driving his Mercedes sedan eastbound on Lexington Road/County Road 26 around 10 p.m. when he hit a Ford Explorer driven by 51-year-old Condon L. Hulgan of Montgomery. The accident happened at a curve in the road. There are reports that one of the vehicles burst into flames.

Miller; his passenger Travis A. Reak, 24, of Le Center and Hulgan all died, as well as the child.

Jeffrey Miller's brother, Mark, was taken to North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale with non-life-threatening injuries.

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