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Fargo woman killed in Polk County crash

MENTOR, Minn. -- A Fargo woman died and an East Grand Forks man was injured Tuesday morning in a crash west of Mentor, the Minnesota State Patrol reported.

Karen Wainscott, 59, died after her Chevy Equinox collided with a Volvo tractor driven by Tyler Messelt, 31. He was taken to a Crookston hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The accident happened around 11:20 a.m. at U.S. Highway 2 and Minnesota Highway 32, between Mentor and Crookston.

No other people were involved.

The accident was still under investigation, the patrol said. No other information was immediately available.

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