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Snowmobile Crashes into SUV

Desy Tiuma, 31, and her husband, James Nonweiler, 27, collided with an SUV Sunday afternoon at the intersection of County Road 7 and 210th Avenue in west central Minn.

According to the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Tiuma was killed at the scene of the accident and Nonweiler was rushed to St. Cloud Hospital in critical condition.

Reports say that the driver of the SUV, a 66-year-old-man from Renville, Minn., was not injured.

The accident is still under investigation by the Kandiyohi Sheriff's Department.

Opinion:
I thought it was interesting how the Pioneer Press' lead placed more emphasis on the injury and death of the people involved in the crash whereas the Star Tribune's lead placed more emphasis on the proximity of the hometowns of those involved in the accident.
I think the Star Tribune's version is better because it almost automatically establishes that the story is a local one which may entice readers to take a closer look at it to see if it was anyone they knew or if it occurred near to them.