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Bertha woman dies in head-on crash

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Detroit Lakes Minnesota 511 Washington Avenue 56501

A 58-year-old Bertha woman died as a result of a two-vehicle crash Tuesday morning, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Brenda S. Dvorak was killed when her southbound 1987 Ford Escort collided with a northbound 1996 Chevy pickup driven by Jason R. Nelson, 29, of Eagle Bend. The accident happened around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday on U.S. Highway 71, three miles south of Eagle Bend. The patrol said the accident happened in the southbound lane.

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Nelson was also seriously injured, and was taken to St. Cloud Hospital. A passenger in Dvorak's vehicle, Kris J. Dvorak, 29, was not seriously injured

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