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1 dead in car vs. semi crash in rural Aitkin County

WILLIAMS TOWNSHIP, MN-- An Itasca County woman has died following a crash involving a semi in rural Aitkin County.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the crash occurred around 7:50 p.m Thursday at the intersection of Highway 65 and Highway 18 in Williams Township near McGrath.

Authorities say the semi was traveling east and the SUV was traveling north when the SUV hit the semi, which caused both vehicles to end up in the ditch.

The driver of the SUV, a 40-year-old woman from Goodland, suffered fatal injuries in the crash while the semi driver, a 33-year-old St. Louis man, was taken to the hospital in Onamia with non-life-threatening injuries.

Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts.

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Austin Haskins

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