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Update: 2 people die from injuries in 2-vehicle crash in west-central Minnesota

The two victims from Alexandria were airlifted from the scene but later died, according to State Patrol.

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Firefighters were at the scene of a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 29 and County Road 5 near Jim and Judy's on Thursday, Nov. 24. Two people died and five were injured.
Lowell Anderson / Alexandria Echo Press
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CARLOS — Two people from Alexandria who were airlifted from the scene of a two-vehicle crash on Highway 29 near Carlos on Nov. 24 have died.

Marilyn Grover, 80, and William Grover, 91, both died, according to an updated crash report from the Minnesota State Patrol. They suffered life-threatening injures in the crash, were taken to St. Cloud Hospital but later died from their injuries.

Ali Moin, 40, of Bloomington, was driving a Toyota Sienna north on State Highway 29, and Marilyn Grover was driving a Cadillac SRX east on County Road 5 when the vehicles collided at the intersection at about 4:30 p.m., according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Moin and four passengers, all from Bloomington, had non-life-threatening injuries. They included Ayla Moin, 6; Ellida Moin, 40; Kamran Moin, 10; and Kayan Moin, 9. Kamran Moin was taken to the St. Cloud Hospital, while the others were taken to Alomere Health in Alexandria.

All of those in the crash were wearing seat belts, according to the State Patrol.

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Road conditions were dry at the time.

Agencies assisting in the crash were the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Miltona Fire Department, Carlos Fire Department, North Memorial Ambulance, Parkers Prairie and Long Prairie ambulances, and two air ambulances, Lifelink and North Air.

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A two-vehicle crash on Highway 29 on Thursday, Nov. 24 injured seven people and two later died.
Lowell Anderson / Alexandria Echo Press

Al Edenloff is the editor of the twice-weekly Echo Press. He started his journalism career when he was in 10th grade, writing football and basketball stories for the Parkers Prairie Independent.
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