MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A crash in southern Minnesota over the weekend which authorities say involved alcohol left two people dead and five others, including three children, injured.

The Minnesota State Patrol says the two-car crash happened just before 6 p.m. Sunday near Sleepy Eye, at the intersection of County Road 10 and Highway 14.

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Terry Besemer, of New Ulm, was driving south on the county road when he failed to stop at a stop sign and slammed into the side of a minivan that was carrying six people west on the highway.

Besemer, 51, died in the crash. The State Patrol says there’s evidence he had been drinking.

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One of the passengers in the minivan, 54-year-old Maricella Alvarado De Leon, of Hildago, Texas, was also killed. She was not wearing a seat belt.

The five other people in the minivan – including three children – were hurt. Two of the passengers, a 64-year-old woman and an 8-year-old boy, suffered life-threatening injuries.

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Emergency crews brought all of the survivors to hospitals for treatment.