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UPDATE WEDNESDAY: Miltona woman killed in crash near Staples

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Alexandria Minnesota 225 7th Ave E
P.O. Box 549
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Amanda Cowan of Miltona was one of two people who died in a rollover off Highway 210 near Staples in Todd County Tuesday morning.

Cowan, 23, and Daniel Waldron, 33, of Fridley both died in the crash, according to the State Patrol. They were not wearing seat belts.

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A total of six people were traveling west in the van at about 4:45 a.m. when it left the roadway, hit an approach and launched into the trees, according to the State Patrol.

Two people suffered serious injuries -- Katie Rautio, 8, address unknown, and Renae Rautio, 28, of Menahga. Loren Van Vickle, 23, of Motley suffered non-life-threatening injuries and Bently Rautio, an infant less than 1 year old, address unknown, wasn't injured.

The investigation is ongoing. Authorities are still trying to determine who was driving and the addresses of the children.

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