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UPDATE: Semi driver cited for Highway 52 crash near Pine Island

Semi Crash Updated

NEAR PINE ISLAND, Minn. (KTTC) - State Patrol said that a semi-truck and a car were both northbound when the semi-truck switched lanes and struck the car around 4:20 Thursday afternoon.

Both ended up in the median.

The semi driver, 36-year-old Abdularizak Moalin of St. Cloud, was cited for unsafe change of course.

Two people from Iowa, 73-year-old Thomas Raithel and 69-year-old Caol Raithel were in the car.

No injuries were reported.

The northbound direction was cut to one lane while officials investigated and cleared the scene.

KTTC Staff

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