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Eagle Lake, MN (KROC AM News) - A Grand Meadow woman was seriously injured in a traffic crash near Mankato Friday.

The crash happened on Highway 14 around 5:45 pm.

The State Patrol says 23-year-old Nakiya Smith was driving north on Blue Earth County Rd 86 when her car collided with a van that was eastbound on Highway 14.

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The State Patrol says Smith suffered life-threatening injuries and was flown by Mayo One to St Marys Hospital in Rochester.

The van was driven by 37-year-old Matthew Krenik of Faribault. He was not injured.

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