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UPDATE: Drivers identified in two-vehicle crash near Osakis

One woman was trapped in a vehicle briefly after a two-vehicle crash near Osakis. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)1 / 2
The crash happened a few miles southwest of Osakis at the intersection of County Road 2 SE and County Road 79 SE. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)2 / 2

A Glenwood woman had to be extricated from a pickup truck after a two-vehicle crash near Osakis on Thursday, June 1.

The Douglas Sheriff’s Office identified the woman as 57-year-old Jacalyn Wildman. She was taken to Douglas County Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The crash happened at 8 a.m. at the intersection of County Road 2 SE and County Road 79 SE, a few miles southwest of Osakis.

A 2001 Dodge Dakota driven by 19-year-old Brendon Coyer of Osakis was traveling east on County Road 79. As he approached the intersection of County Road 79 and County Road 2, Coyer proceeded through the yield sign at 30 miles per hour, the sheriff’s office said in a news release. Coyer’s truck hit a 2016 Ford F-350 driven by Wildman. Both vehicles came to a rest in a ditch near the intersection and sustained severe damage.

Wildman was trapped in her vehicle and had to be extricated by Osakis Fire and Rescue. Coyer was treated on scene for minor injuries.

Traffic-related charges are pending for Coyer.

Responding to the accident were the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Osakis Police Department, Osakis Fire Department, Osakis First Responders and North Ambulance.

Beth Leipholtz

Beth is a reporter at the Echo Press. She graduated from the College of Saint Benedict in May 2015 with a degree in Communication and Hispanic Studies. Journalism has always been her passion, but she also enjoys blogging and graphic design. In her spare time, she's most likely at Crossfit or at home with her boyfriend and three dogs.

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