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Bemidji Pioneer
Bemidji woman injured in Monday evening crash
Bemidji Minnesota P.O. Box 455 56619

A 22-year-old Bemidji woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash reported at 8:22 p.m. Monday at the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 and Glidden Road.


According to the Minnesota State Patrol out of Thief River Falls:

Cheltse M. Steele was driving a 1994 Ford Ranger westbound on Glidden Road when she failed to yield to a 2003 Chevrolet K15 wagon driven by Brittany A. Sand of Bemidji and the two vehicles collided.

Steele suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to North Country Regional Hospital.

Neither Sand nor a passenger, 21-year-old Tasha M. Stepaniak of Bemidji, were injured.

It was unknown if any of those involved were wearing a seat belt.

Both vehicles were totaled.

Assisting at the scene was the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office.

Pioneer staff reports