GRAFTON, N.D. - A driver and two passengers sustained non-life-threatening injuries Monday after a vehicle rear ended a snow plow on Interstate 29, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

Injured in the crash were George Whitmer, 69, of Stephen, Minn., who was driving a 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer, and passengers, Martha Whitmer, 69, of Stephen, Minn., and Mary Whitmer, 44, of Hallock, Minn.

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The snow plow operator, Blayne Twamley, 46, of Drayton, N.D., was uninjured.

The crash occurred at 2 p.m., when the SUV driven by George Whitmer attempted to pass a North Dakota Department of Transportation snow plow just north of the Grafton exit. The northbound car rear ended the passenger side of the plow, according to a news release.

The plow had no damage, while the Trailblazer received heavy front-end damage. All drivers and passengers were wearing seatbelts, the release said.

The crash remains under investigation by the NDHP.