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Woman hurt in Friday-morning crash on Highway 71

NORTHERN TOWNSHIP -- A 54-year-old Kelliher woman was hurt Friday morning in a crash on U.S. Highway 71 north of Bemidji.

According to a Minnesota State Patrol report, Shelli Krueth sustained non-life-threatening injuries when her vehicle, a 2009 Chrysler 300, which was travelling south, collided with a 2009 Honda CR-V at about 7:56 a.m. The Honda had been traveling west on Town Hall Road Northwest and crossed in front of Krueth’s vehicle, the report said.

Krueth was taken to Sanford Bemidji Medical Center.

Neither the driver of the CR-V, a 31-year-old Bemidji woman or her passenger -- whose age was listed as zero, were injured. All parties were wearing seat belts and no alcohol was involved, according to the State Patrol.