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Cannon Falls man dies in crash

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Red Wing Minnesota 2760 North Service Drive / P.O. Box 15 55066

A Cannon Falls man died in a car crash on Highway 50 near New Trier, Minn., at about 2:40 p.m. Thursday. The Minnesota State Patrol said that 27-year-old Dennis Underwood died after being ejected from a vehicle. Keri Gesme, 26, Hampton, Minn., is in critical condition. Gesme was airlifted from the scene.

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According to the State Patrol, the 1982 Chevrolet S-10 they were traveling in left the roadway traveling "at a very high rate of speed" and hit a driveway approach. The vehicle traveled through the air for about 150 feet and then struck a tree. The vehicle rolled over at least once, ejecting both Underwood and Gesme.

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