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Passengers injured in accident

Two passengers were injured in a two-vehicle accident Wednesday evening near Bemidji.

According to a State Accident Report:

A 1999 Oldsmobile driven by Ruth Pawelk, 20, of Courtland, Minn., was headed north on Irvine Avenue about 6:30 p.m. when the vehicle began to turn west onto Anne Avenue North in front of a southbound 2000 Dodge Durango driven by Brenda Skime, 46, of Bemidji.

Pawelk was treated and released at North Country Regional Hospital following the crash.

Two passengers in the Oldsmobile - 18-year-old Andrew Heisz and 37-year-old Francisco Elias - also were treated and released at NCRH.

There was no record of Skime at the hospital.