Minnesota man hurt in Spirit Lake, IA crash

Published: Dec. 5, 2021 at 6:06 PM CST
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SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa (KTIV) - A Minnesota man suffered serious injuries in a two-vehicle crash, on Friday afternoon, in Spirit Lake, Iowa.

The accident happened at the intersection of Highway 71 and 34th Street shortly after 4:00pm Friday afternoon.

The Iowa State Patrol says 23-year-old Alexander Thies, of Battle Lake, Minnesota, was headed north on Highway 71 and was trying to make a left turn onto 34th Street when he turned into the path of a vehicle that was headed south on Highway 71. Thies suffered “serious injuries”.

Troopers say the other driver, 38-year-old Lacey Laake, of Milford, Iowa, wasn’t hurt.

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