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2 Killed In Goodhue County Crash

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)  -- Two people are dead after a multi-vehicle crash Friday night in Goodhue County.

The Minnesota State Patrol says the accident happened around 8:30 p.m. just north of Zumbrota on Highway 52.

A Chevy Impala traveling southbound crossed the median into the northbound lane, colliding with a semi truck. Another semi then struck the Impala.

Forty-seven-year-old Juan P. Martinez, of Valrico, Fla., and Minneapolis resident Aishia Y. Ruiz, 23, were killed in the crash.

Twenty-two-year-old Paul A. Martinez, from Rochester, was seriously injured.

Both truck drivers -- 62-year-old Paul V. Eversman of Wabasha and 57-year-old Mark E. Batz of Apple Valley -- were unharmed.

The state patrol is investigating.

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