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Teen dies in collision in Eveleth

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Bemidji Minnesota P.O. Box 455 56619

EVELETH, Minn. -- A 16-year-old girl has died from injuries suffered in a vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon in Eveleth.

The Minnesota State Patrol reported that Hannah Wilson of Virginia, Minn., was driving a 1997 Plymouth Breeze west when crossing the four-lane U.S. Highway 53 about 3:30 p.m. The car was hit broadside by a northbound 2002 Mercury Mountaineer.

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Wilson was airlifted to Essentia Health St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth with critical injuries. The State Patrol reported this morning that she died from those injuries.

The patrol said Wilson was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. The Mercury was driven by Jeffrey Reed, 38, of Duluth, who suffered minor injuries.

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