2 teens killed in head-on collision in western Minnesota

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Two teens were killed late Thursday in a head-on collision on a highway in western Minnesota’s Douglas County.

According to a report from the Minnesota State Patrol, a 16-year-old girl from Kensington and a 19-year-old man from Brooten were the drivers.

The Brooten man was identified as Joseph John Feldman. The girl was not immediately identified.

The girl was driving a 2006 Buick Lucerne east on Minnesota 55 near Kensington about 9:45 p.m. Thursday when it collided with a 1994 Ford F-150 driven by Feldman. The airbag on the Buick deployed. An airbag did not deploy on the F-150.

Road conditions were described as dry. No passengers were listed in either vehicle.

The crash, which remains under investigation, closed down Highway 55 for nearly six hours and traffic was detoured around the site.

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