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19-year-old dies following two-vehicle crash

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A 19-year-old Bemidji woman died Wednesday following a crash involving a FedEx truck and a passenger vehicle, according to a press release from the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office.


The crash was reported at 9:55 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Birchmont Beach Road Northeast and Bemidji Avenue North, the press release said.

The woman who died was the driver and sole occupant of the passenger vehicle. She was taken to North Country Regional Hospital and pronounced dead, the press release said.

The driver of the FedEx truck did not report any injuries, the press release said.

Names of the victims have not yet been released.

Responding to the scene was the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office, the Minnesota State Patrol, Bemidji Ambulance Service and Bemidji Fire Department.

The crash remains under investigation.

Bethany Wesley
(218) 333-9200 x337