MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Two people died Friday when the pickup truck they were driving crossed the center line of Highway 61 and struck a semi.

The driver of the pickup truck, 58-year-old Gary Dean Johnson, and the passenger, 59-year-old Cheryl Ann Schleicher, both of Lake City, died in the head-on crash.

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Authorities say the semi, driven by a 58-year-old Rochester man, was traveling northbound on Highway 61 in Wabasha County and the pickup was traveling southbound. The crash occurred at mile marker 70 in Lake Township.

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Roads were snow and ice-covered at the time of the crash. The driver of the semi received non-life threatening injuries.

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No additional information has been released at this time.