Two involved in crash east of Luverne

Seatbelts used, no alcohol involved

Two Rock County motorists were involved in a crash Tuesday night on County Road 4 east of Luverne.

According to information from the Rock County Sheriff’s Office, the crash was reported at 6:10 p.m. near the intersection of County Road 9, the landfill road.

Kaemphet Xaphakdy, 52, of Magnolia was traveling west in a 2003 Mitsubishi on County Road 4 behind Doug Dooyema, 57 of Luverne who driving a 1979 Ford pickup.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, Dooyema was starting to make a left turn into his driveway while Xaphakdy attempted to pass on the left, and the vehicles collided.

The Rock County Ambulance along with the Luverne Fire Department was called to assist. 

Xaphakdy and his passenger were transported to Sanford Luverne. Dooyema was not injured.

Seatbelts were used and alcohol was not a factor into the crash.

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