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Car vs. bear on Iron Range sends one to the hospital

VIRGINIA, MN — A Chisholm woman is injured after her car struck a bear on the Iron Range.

It happened just before 4 a.m. Tuesday along Highway 169 in Great Scott Township, just west of Virginia.

The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Department says the 31-year-old was heading south when she hit the bear.

She was taken to Virginia Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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Billy Wagness

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