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BHS student improving after crash

BEMIDJI – Mariah Wolf, the Bemidji High School student who was airlifted to a hospital in Fargo after crashing her car Tuesday morning was listed in satisfactory condition Wednesday afternoon.

That’s an improvement from Tuesday, when she was listed in guarded condition.

According to a press release from the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office, Wolf was found pinned in the cab of a 1997 Chevrolet pickup truck just after 7 a.m. Tuesday on Fern Lake Road Southwest. The truck was resting on its side against a tree.

She was rescued from the cab by Bemidji firefighters using the jaws of life and was airlifted to the Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, N.D.   

John Hageman

John Hageman covers North Dakota politics from the Forum News Service bureau in Bismarck. He attended the University of Minnesota in the Twin Cities, where he studied journalism and political science, and he previously worked at the Grand Forks Herald and Bemidji Pioneer.  

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