Crash in Solem Township

An SUV rear ends a construction tractor in Solem Township Monday (July 15).

(Kensington, MN) A woman and four children were taken to the hospital following a collision between a Lincoln Navigator and a construction tractor.  The State Patrol says this morning, just before seven a.m., the tractor had turned eastbound on State Highway 27 from County Road 1.  The tractor was accelerating when the Navigator, also eastbound on Highway 27 rear ended it.  The driver of the SUV, 29 year old Megan Vanscoik of Alexandria, along with two one-year olds, a six year old and an eight year old were taken to Alomere Health for observation.  The driver of the tractor, 58 year old David Reque of Farwell did not seek medical care.  The Patrol is investigating the crash.