4 badly hurt in van rollover in SW Minnesota crash

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A van driver lost control on an icy stretch of eastbound Interstate 90 near Worthington in southwest Minnesota early Thursday morning, and 13 people were thrown from the vehicle in a rollover crash, the Pioneer Press reports.

All 15 in the van were injured, four seriously, and three were taken by air ambulance to a Sioux Falls hospital with life-threatening injuries, the Star Tribune reported. The passengers were meatpacking employees, the Star Tribune reports.

The driver of the van, 29-year-old Altayeb Arbab-Azzein, of Sioux Falls, was wearing his seatbelt, KSFY reported.. The State Patrol says alcohol was not detected.

All 15 passengers were male, KWOA reported.

It was a 2003 Chevrolet Express G3500, the Worthington Daily Globe reports.

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