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UPDATE: Austin Teen Reportedly in Coma Following Accident on Hwy 218

UPDATE: Austin Teen Reportedly in Coma Following Accident on Hwy 218

May 15, 2018 04:06 PM

(ABC 6 News) - According to a gofundme page, 17-year-old Megan Erie is currently being treated at Saint Marys Hospital for life-threatening injuries she suffered in a car accident on Monday.

The page says she is in a coma with severe neck injuries, brain swelling, a fractured skull, broken ribs and a lacerated spleen.

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Click here for a link to the gofundme account in her name.

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An Austin teen is at Mayo Clinic Saint Marys after suffering life-threatening injuries in a crash on Monday.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the 17-year-old girl was a passenger in a car that crashed with a pickup truck at Highway 218 and 270th Street in Lansing Township.

The driver of the car, Jazmin Portillo, 18, was injured but is expected to be okay.

The driver of the pickup truck was not hurt.

The state patrol says everyone involved was wearing a seatbelt and alcohol was not a factor.

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