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Two killed in Mahnomen County crash

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Two people died in a two-car crash Saturday in Mahnomen County. Forty-nine-year-old John Fagre and 71-year-old Lloyd Benson, both of rural Waubun, died.

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A vehicle driven by Lee Hagen, 54, Coon Rapids, who was driving northbound on Mahnomen County Road 4, collided with Benson's vehicle.

The crash occurred about five miles east of Waubun.

Hagen was airlifted to Innovis Hopsital where he is listed in critical, but stable condition. Fagre, a passenger in Hagen's vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Benson was transported to Mahnomen Health Center where he was pronounced dead. Benson's wife, Betty, 71, was transported to St. Mary's Innovis in Detroit Lakes where she is listed in stable condition.

The accident is still under investigation.

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