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Willmar woman killed in two-vehicle crash Wednesday

According to a crash report, Mayran Isse Jama, 75, of Willmar, was transported to Olivia Hospital and Clinic but her injury is listed as fatal.

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OLIVIA, Minn. — A Willmar, Minnesota, woman has died from injuries suffered in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday evening, Nov. 3, in Renville County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

According to the crash report, Mayran Isse Jama, 75, was taken to Olivia Hospital and Clinic but her injury is listed as fatal.

Jama was a passenger in a 2020 Hyundai Santa Fe driven by Naima Hussein Mohamud, 27, of Willmar, that was traveling westbound on County Road 11 when it collided with a 2003 Kenworth semitractor traveling northbound on U.S. Highway 71 in Winfield Township north of Olivia.

Mohamud suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was also transported to the Olivia Hospital and Clinic.

The driver of the semi, Tyler Lawrence Scherping, 19, of Freeport, Minnesota, does not have any injuries listed on the crash report.

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According to the State Patrol, both drivers were wearing their seatbelts but it is unknown if Jama had her seatbelt on.

Alcohol was not involved, according to the crash report. Road conditions were dry.

The Olivia Fire Department, Olivia Ambulance, along with the Renville County Sheriff's Office and the Minnesota Department of Transportation also responded to the incident reported at 6:36 p.m. Wednesday.

MnDOT District 8 posted on Twitter that the highway was closed for a couple hours Wednesday night due to the crash.

Embed: Fatal crash Nov. 3, 2021 at County Road 11 and Highway 71

Mark Wasson has been a public safety reporter with Post Bulletin since May 2022. Previously, he worked as a general assignment reporter in the southwest metro and as a public safety reporter in Willmar, Minn. Readers can reach Mark at mwasson@postbulletin.com.
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