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Passenger dies in deer-motorcycle collision

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A passenger on a motorcycle that hit a deer Monday near Ponsford has died from her injuries.

Tammy Lou Lueders, 49, of Dassel died early Tuesday morning at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, according to the Becker County Sheriff's department.


The current condition of the driver, Bret William Lueders, 47, of Dassel, is not known, but he was seriously injured in the crash. He was taken to Essentia St. Mary's by ambulance and later taken to a Fargo hospital by helicopter.

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