MELROSE -- Two men were hurt in a fiery crash involving a semi Tuesday morning.

Stearns County Sheriff Don Gudmundson says the incident happened shortly before 8:30 a.m. at the intersection of County Road 13 and County Road 17, just north of Melrose.

Forty-four-year-old Michael Charpenter of Little Falls was heading west on County Road 17 in his semi, at the same time 31-year-old Mitchell Lorentz of Miltona was heading south in his van on County Road 13, the two collided in the intersection.

Both vehicles caught on fire and both drivers were able to escape without burns.

Charpenter and Lorentz were treated for minor injuries, neither were taken to the hospital.

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