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11-year-old dies from crash injuries

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – An 11-year-old girl injured in a crash near Spitzer Lake on Oct. 14 died Monday, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Department.

The girl was identified as Claire Turner, of Ashby. The Sheriff’s Office reported earlier that a female driving an SUV on a county road lost control and rolled the vehicle, ejecting Turner, who had been in a rear passenger seat.

Turner was initially taken to Lake Region Hospital in Fergus Falls and later taken to a Fargo hospital.

Turner attended Underwood Public School.

The driver and two other passengers in the vehicle were treated and released from Lake Region Hospital after the crash.

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