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Three injured in a crash near Alexandria

A two-vehicle crash southwest of Alexandria sent three people to the hospital Thursday night, Nov. 8.

Ronald Berneking, 63, of Farwell was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Equinox west on 34th Avenue and Payton Edevold, 21, of Bagley was turning left in her 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix from Nevada Street onto 34th Avenue when the vehicles collided at about 6 p.m., according to the State Patrol.

Edevold, Berneking and his passenger, Jolee Berneking, 60, of Farwell all suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were taken to Alomere Hospital.

North Ambulance, Alexandria Police Department, Alexandria FIre Department, Douglas County Sheriff's Office and the State Patrol responded to the scene.

Al Edenloff

Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  

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