MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Two people were killed and four others were hurt after a head-on collision in Otter Tail County Wednesday night, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Authorities said the crash happened at about 6:40 p.m. near the area of Highway 108 and County Road 16 in Otter Tail County. When authorities arrived, a 1997 Chrysler Cirrus was headed southbound in the northbound lanes of Highway 108 and a 2001 Ford Excursion was unable to avoid the wrong-way driver.

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The vehicles hit head-on, causing both to end up in the ditch. The State Patrol said the driver of the Cirrus and a passenger in the car were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was a 34-year-old from Deerk Creek and the passenger was a 26-yeaar-old, also from Deer Creek. Their names have not been released.

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The driver of the Ford Excursion and a passenger suffered serious injuries. Two others were hurt in the crash, but the extent of their injuries is not known.

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The crash is still under investigation by the Minnesota State Patrol with assistance from the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office.