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Crash claims life of central Minnesota man

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a Chevy Tahoe was traveling north on Highway 6 when it crossed over into the southbound lane and struck a Ford Escape near Cass County Highway 7 in Remer Township.

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Contributed / Metro Newspaper Service

REMER, Minn. โ€” A 77-year-old man was killed in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday, Aug. 11, south of Remer.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a Chevy Tahoe was traveling north on Highway 6 at about noon when it crossed over into the southbound lane and struck a Ford Escape near Cass County Highway 7 in Remer Township.

Harold Cook of Emily, Minnesota, who was driving the Ford, was airlifted to Essentia Health-Duluth, where he died. Cook was not wearing a seat belt, the crash report said.

The driver of the Tahoe, Matthew A. Turner, 36, of Pine River, Minnesota, suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby.

Remer is in Cass County, about 31 miles southwest of Grand Rapids.

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