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Vehicles collide at intersection of Hubbard 9, Highway 71

Two vehicles collided about noon Wednesday at the intersection of Hubbard County Road 9 and U.S. Highway 71. Occupants of both vehicles were transported by Bemidji Ambulance to North Country Regional Hospital. David A. MaGee, 38, of Waubun, driver of one vehicle, was listed in critical condition. Catherine A. Karsten, 52, of Laporte, driver of the other vehicle, was treated and released. The Minnesota State Patrol, Beltrami County Sheriff's Office, Bemidji Fire Department responded to the scene. The Stat...

Two vehicles collided about noon Wednesday at the intersection of Hubbard County Road 9 and U.S. Highway 71. Occupants of both vehicles were transported by Bemidji Ambulance to North Country Regional Hospital. David A. MaGee, 38, of Waubun, driver of one vehicle, was listed in critical condition. Catherine A. Karsten, 52, of Laporte, driver of the other vehicle, was treated and released. The Minnesota State Patrol, Beltrami County Sheriff's Office, Bemidji Fire Department responded to the scene. The State Patrol reported that it appeared MaGee's vehicle neither stopped nor slowed down for a stop sign and was broadsided by Karsten's vehicle. Alcohol may have been a factor, the State Patrol said. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

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