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One killed, one injured in watercraft crash

WORTHINGTON -- One female was killed and another person injured when two watercraft collided on Lake Okabena early Monday evening.

The crash happened at approximately 5:40 p.m. Monday, according to Nobles County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Jay Clarke.

The collision occurred a couple hundred yards from shore, Clarke said. Authorities were still gathering information as of Monday night, and the name of the victim in the fatal crash had not yet been released as of the Daily Globe's press run.

The Nobles County Sheriff's Office, Worthington Police Department, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Worthington Ambulance and Worthington Fire and Rescue responded to the scene.

The incident is still under investigation.