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Fatal crash reported near Garfield
Morris Minnesota 607 Pacific Avenue 56267

A fatal two-vehicle crash was reported tonight, Thursday, at the intersection of Douglas County Road 22 and Pleasant Grove Road, about a half-mile east of Garfield.

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The Douglas County Law Enforcement Center received a 911 call about the crash at about 5:45 p.m.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office, State Patrol, North Ambulance and Garfield Fire Department and First Responders all responded to the scene.

It was initially reported that the victim was pinned inside the vehicle. When help arrived, CPR was already being administered to the victim, who later died at the scene.

According to a news release issued by the sheriff's office at about 8 p.m. tonight, the cause of the accident is "intersection related" and is still being investigated.

Authorities requested media to not release the name of the female victim until tomorrow morning so family members could be contacted.

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