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One killed in head-on collision near Menahga

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Bemidji Pioneer
One killed in head-on collision near Menahga
Bemidji Minnesota P.O. Box 455 56619

MENAHGA, Minn. - One person was killed when a car and dump truck collided head-on Thursday night near here.

Authorities have not yet released the name of the deceased driver of a 2004 Volkswagen sedan involved in the crash.

Dustin J. Berttunen, 28, of Menahga, Minn., was the driver of the 1996 KW dump truck, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

The accident happened about 5 p.m. on U.S. Highway 71, about a mile south of Menahga.

Berttunen was treated and released for injuries, the patrol said.

Pioneer staff reports