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Four injured in Castle Rock crash

Four people were taken to the hospital by helicopter following a Monday morning accident on Highway 3 in Castle Rock.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 2006 Toyota Sienna was eastbound on 280th Street at 7:22 a.m. when it made contact with a 2003 Sterling semi tractor at Highway 3. The State Patrol report does not specify what direction the truck was traveling.

Shannon Kerr of Lakeville, the driver of the Toyota, was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center with what the report described as serious injuries. So was 7-year-old Kyra Kerr, also of Lakeville, one of two passengers in the car. Four-year-old Jaydaline Kerr was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the truck, Scott Suess of Apple Valley, also had non-life threatening injuries. His passenger, John Thomas of Dundas, did not suffer any apparent injury.

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