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Three injured in three-vehicle crash

Three vehicles collided on Highway 27 West at the intersection of Country Shores in Alexandria Thursday afternoon. (Abel Mehari / Echo Press)

A three-vehicle crash west of Alexandria sent three people to the hospital Thursday afternoon.

At about 2 p.m., a 2000 Pontiac Bonneville driven by Greta McCleary, 16, of Farwell rear-ended a 2007 Chevrolet Impala driven by Mark Kevin Anderson, 63, of Alexandria on Highway 27 in LaGrand Township, according to the State Patrol.

The Impala was traveling east, waiting to turn onto County Shore. The Impala was then pushed into west-bound traffic, striking a 2018 Ford Edge, driven by Gerald Lefebvre, 69, of Alexandria.

Lefebvre and his passenger, Sylvia Lefebvre, 68, of Alexandria and Anderson were taken to Alomere Health with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol.

Everyone in the crash was wearing a seat belt.

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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