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UPDATED 11:30 A.M: Parkers Prairie man dies in crash

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A 24-year-old Parkers Prairie man was killed in a one-vehicle crash west of Henning early Sunday morning.

Justin Hermmerlin was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office.


He was a passenger in a 1995 Chevrolet pickup driven by Robin Turchin, 23, also of Parkers Prairie.

The crash happened at Liberty Drive and Liberty Lane at about 2:30 a.m. The pickup left Liberty Lane, entered the left ditch and collided with an approach.

Turchin was transported by ambulance to Tri-County Hospital and later airlifted to St. Cloud Hospital.

An investigation is ongoing.

Funeral services for Hemmerlin will be held 3 p.m., Thursday, May 12 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Parkers Prairie. Visitation will be 5 to 9 p.m., Wednesday at Lind Family Funeral Home in Parkers Prairie and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are by Lind Family Funeral and Cremation Service.

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