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Bemidij boy injured in Thursday morning crash

A 17-year-old Bemidji boy was injured in a two-vehicle crash reported about 7:45 a.m. Thursday in Beltrami County.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol out of Thief River Falls:

Jacob C. Urban was driving a 1995 Saturn SL2 north on Hubbard County Road 98, but was stopped at a stop sign at the intersection with County Road 2.

A 2008 Peterbuilt tractor-trailer driven by Michael R. Nepean, 61, of Bagley, was westbound on County Road 2 (North Plantagenet Road).

Witnesses said Urban attempted to cross County Road 98 and failed to yield to the tractor-trailer. The tractor-trailer attempted to stop, but it struck the Saturn on the passenger side.

Urban, who was wearing his seat belt, was taken to North County Regional Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Nepean, who also was wearing a seat belt, was not apparently injured.

The Saturn was totaled. The tractor-trailer sustained minor damage.

Also responding to the scene was the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office.