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Brandon Woman Injured in Car Crash


A Brandon woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash near Henning Sunday morning, June 13.

Sandria Mariea Torres, 52, of Brandon was driving a 2012 Kia Forte and Charles Michael Schmaltz, 62, of Velva, North Dakota was driving a 2020 Honda Civic when the two vehicles collided on Highway 78 near River View Road in Otter Tail County at about 11 a.m., according to the State Patrol.

Torres, who was wearing a seat belt, suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to the Perham Hospital, according to the crash report.

Schmaltz and a passenger, Peggy Marie Schmaltz, 60, of Velva, were not injured. They were both wearing seat belts.

Henning Ambulance, Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office and first responders assisted on the scene.