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One dead in Polk County car accident

FOSSTON - One person died and two others were hospitalized after a two-vehicle accident early today in Polk County, the Minnesota State Patrol said.

A 1985 Pontiac sedan driving westbound on County Road 41 failed to yield to a 2009 Volvo, resulting in the collision, the patrol said.

The driver of the Pontiac died. A passenger in the car and the driver of the Volvo, Peter Schwartz of Shoreview, were taken to the Fosston hospital and held for observation.

The accident occurred about 12:23 a.m. The Polk County Sheriff's Office assisted at the scene.