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Name of victim in fatal Baxter crash is released

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A 30-year-old Little Falls woman was killed in the Friday morning accident on state Highway 371 south of Baxter.

Melissa L. Wooden died at the scene.


The accident occurred about 8 a.m. near the intersection with Crow Wing County Road 48.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol out of Brainerd:

Wooden died when the 1999 Dodge Durango she was driving failed to yield for a red light on Highway 371.

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