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Teenager dies in crash near Clara City

CLARA CITY, MINN. - A teen from Kerkhoven, Minn., was killed in a two-vehicle crash last night near here.

According to the State Patrol, Dane McClenahan, 19, of Kerkhoven died after the 1996 Toyota Camry he was driving collided head-on with a 2006 Dodge pickup.

McClenahan was traveling east on state Highway 23 at the time of the 6:40 p.m. accident.

The pickup was traveling west.

The vehicles collided about 1 1/2 miles south of Clara City.

The driver of the pickup, Anthony Jaenisch, 31, of Maynard and a passenger, Julie Jaenisch, 31, were treated for injuries at the Granite Falls (Minn.) Hospital.


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