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More details released on Nevis accident
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A woman was airlifted to a Minneapolis hospital after a two-vehicle crash at 3:50 p.m. Thursday in Hubbard County. Two others were injured.

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According to a press release from the Hubbard County Sheriff's Office:

Two vehicles collided at the intersection of Hubbard County Road 18 and 219th Avenue in Nevis Township.

A 1994 Pontiac Grand Prix driven by 27-year-old Angela Colburn of Park Rapids was northbound on 219th Avenue and was struck on the passenger side by a 1995 Dodge Caravan, driven by an unidentified 16-year-old Nevis girl, that was westbound on County Road 18.

Both drivers were taken to St. Joseph's Hospital in Park Rapids.

A passenger in the Grand Prix, Tammy Basswood, 36, of Nevis, was partially ejected form the vehicle and was taken by North Ambulance Air Care to North Memorial Medical Center in Minneapolis.

Responding to the scene were the Hubbard County Sheriff's office, Nevis First Responders, Hubbard First Responders, Nevis Fire Department, North Ambulance Air Care and Minnesota State Patrol.

The accident remains under investigation. Both drivers were wearing seat belts. It is unknown if Basswood was wearing a seat belt.

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