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Three-vehicle crash near Park Rapids sends woman to Fargo hospital with life-threatening injuries

The crash also sent four to CHI St. Joseph's Health of Park Rapids with non-life-threatening injuries.

FSA crash report
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PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — A three-vehicle crash on Highway 71 south of Park Rapids Sunday afternoon, June 5, left several people with injuries and one woman in a Fargo hospital with life-threatening injuries.

At approximately 12:30 p.m., a southbound Chevrolet Impala driven by Patrick James Hutchins, 60, Cambridge, Minnesota, was waiting to make a left turn when it was struck from the rear by a Toyota Sienna van driven by Brianna Lynn Homan, 25, Lakeville, Minnesota, according to the Minnesota Highway Patrol. The Impala then entered the northbound lane, where it was struck head on by a Toyota Highlander.

The driver of the Highlander, 61-year-old Leo Ludovissie, and a 7-year-old passenger, both of Loman, Minnesota, were taken to CHI St. Joseph's Health of Park Rapids with non-life-threatening injuries. Passenger Judith Ann Ludovissie, 61, also of Loman, was taken to Sanford Medical Center in Fargo with life-threatening issues.

Hutchins was also taken to St. Joseph's with non-life-threatening injuries.

Homan and her passenger, Xandra Victoria Johnson, 25, Barrett, Minnesota, were also taken to St. Joseph's with non-life-threatening injuries.

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Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash, according to the Minnesota Highway Patrol.

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