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Accident claims life in Douglas County

An accident in Douglas County left one person dead and another one injured Wednesday night.

A pick-up truck was traveling west on County Highway B in the Town of Oakland, near Old Lyman Lake Road, when it hit a utility truck on the side of the road, according to Douglas County Sheriff Tom Dalbec.

The passenger in the pick-up was pronounced dead at the scene, while the driver was taken to a Duluth hospital. No other information was immediately available.

The accident remains under investigation.