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Russell Heitzman, 33, Dies In Head-On Crash In Holding Township

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- A 33-year-old was killed in a head-on collision that happened in Stearns County Thursday night.

According to the sheriff's office, the crash happened along 190th Avenue in Holding Township at about 7:30 p.m.

A pickup truck that was heading north attempted to pass another vehicle before striking an Oldsmobile Alero head-on.

The driver of the Alero was killed at the scene, and was later identified as Russell Heitzman of Avon.

The driver of the pickup truck, 21-year-old Jacob Westbrock of Holdingford, was taken to St. Cloud Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Authorities are continuing to investigate the crash.

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