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Teen hospitalized after hit by vehicle near Cass Lake


CASS LAKE – A 17-year-old pedestrian is hospitalized in critical condition after being struck by a car northwest of here Wednesday night.

The Minnesota State Patrol said the pedestrian was in the northbound lane of County Road 75 when a 2002 Ford Taurus struck the teen.

The patrol received a call about the incident at 9:18 p.m.

The Taurus, driven by Sharon Northbird of Cass Lake, was traveling north on the road, about 2½ miles north of Cass Lake.

Northbird, 43, did not appear to have injuries, according to the State Patrol.

The pedestrian, who was not identified, was airlifted to a Fargo, N.D., hospital.

No other details were immediately available.


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