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A crash Friday morning in Cottage Grove blocked both northbound lanes of Highway 61 for more than two hours as police and State Patrol investigated the incident. (Bulletin photo by Emily Buss)

UPDATE: Dump truck, two vehicles involved in crash on Hwy 61 in Cottage Grove

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A chain reaction collision sent a man and a toddler, both of Cottage Grove, to the hospital Friday following a crash that left two vehicles sprawled across both lanes of Highway 61.


The incident, which occurred in northbound traffic at Highway 61 near the 80th Street exit in Cottage Grove, snarled traffic in the area for more than two hours.

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Emily Buss
Emily Buss joined the South Washington County Bulletin in February 2013. She covers local government in Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Newport, along with other general assignment reporting. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
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