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Pierce County crash kills 1, sends 2 others to the hospital with life-threatening injuries

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Pierce County (WQOW) - One person is dead and two others are fighting for their lives following a crash in Pierce County.

The crash happened at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday on Highway 63 in the town of Martell. That is near Spring Valley.

Authorities say a 22-year-old from La Crescent, Minnesota was driving a Kia when she crossed the center line and hit a Buick head-on. The Buick had a 91-year-old man and an 80-year-old female in it, both from Ellsworth.

The 80-year-old was killed.

Both of the other two people involved have "life-threatening" injuries. The 22-year-old was flown from the scene while the 91-year-old was taken to the hospital in an ambulance.

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