Two Women Killed and 2-Year-Old Injured in Head-On Crash

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Two women were killed and one child was injured in a head-on crash in Otter Tail County Sunday afternoon.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, just after 3:15 p.m. a 2001 Chevy Tracker, driven by a 63-year-old Parkers Prairie woman, was traveling eastbound on Highway 29 near Deer Creek when a 1999 Oldsmobile Alero, driven by a 31-year-old Wadena woman, traveling westbound attempted to pass a driver in front of them. The Oldsmobile crossed the center line while attempting to pass and hit the Chevy head-on.

The drivers of both the Chevy and Oldsmobile suffered fatal injuries.

There was a 2-year-old passenger in the Oldsmobile. He suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The identities of the victims have not yet been released.

The Minnesota State Patrol is currently investigating.

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