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Woman Who Survived Crash Struck By 1st Responder In Vehicle

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SILVER LAKE, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a woman who got out of her vehicle after a crash near Silver Lake was struck by an SUV driven by a first responder.

The Minnesota State Patrol says 28-year-old Rhiannon Phillippi, of Hutchinson, is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.

Phillippi crashed on Highway 7 in McLeod County around 11 a.m. Saturday before she was hit by a vehicle driven by Silver Lake Fire Chief Dale Kosek. No further details about the incident were released.

The patrol said there were dry road conditions at the time.

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