Undated (KROC-AM News)- The State Patrol responded to two injury crashes in southeast Minnesota Thursday morning. 

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One crash occurred in Olmsted County and the other happened in Goodhue County. Three people were taken to hospitals following the crashes. 

The first crash happened shortly after 6:30 a.m. on Hwy. 58 south of Red Wing. The state crash report says a southbound car collided with an embankment in the ditch on the left side of the two-lane highway. 

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The driver, identified as 27-year-old Cody Allen Williamson of Clarks Grove, was taken to a hospital in Red Wing for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. He was not buckled up and not under the influence of alcohol, the report says. 

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The Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office, Goodhue Fire Department, Goodhue First Responders and the Red Wing Fire Department also responded to the single-vehicle crash

The second crash, which involved two vehicles, happened about an hour later on Hwy. 14 in Byron. The state crash report says a car and SUV traveling in the eastbound lanes of the four-lane highway collided. 

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42-year-old Robin Marie Fries Marquardt of Dodge Center was identified as the car driver and the SUV driver, 66-year-old Halina Woroncow of Mantorville, were both taken to St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. 

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Both drivers were buckled up and alcohol was not involved in the crash. The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office and Mayo Clinic Ambulance responded to the crash.  

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