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Head-on crash kills Grand Rapids man

HERMANTOWN — A Grand Rapids man was killed Tuesday morning in a head-on crash on U.S. Highway 2 in Solway Township west of Hermantown.

The crash happened shortly after 6:30 a.m. when an eastbound Volkswagen Jetta crossed the center line and collided with a westbound semi on the westbound shoulder, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

The driver of the Volkswagen, Evan W. Huotari, 26, was killed. Huotari was wearing a seatbelt and no alcohol was detected in his system, the patrol said.

The driver of the semi, William T. Rowe, 57, of Proctor, suffered no apparent injury.

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