Litchfield, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Minnesota State Patrol says alcohol was detected in the driver of a pickup that was involved in a head-on crash late Tuesday night that claimed the lives of two teenagers.

The State Patrol says the pickup driven by 27-year-old Tate Benjamin of Paynesville crossed over the center line on a highway near Litchfield and smashed into a car. Two occupants of the car, 19-year-old Travis Monson and 16-year-old Zachary Rohrbeck of Watkins, were killed in the crash, which occurred around 11:30 p.m.

Another teenage passenger in the car, and the pickup driver suffered non-life threatening injuries.

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