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Walker man in critical condition following crash

Brian O'Connor was the driver of a 1989 Dodge Omni that was headed east on State Highway 371 when he attempted to make a left turn onto Walker Bay Boulevard and turned in front of a 2000 Subaru Legacy, according to the Minnesota State Patrol out of Brainerd.

O'Connor's vehicle was struck at the passenger side door by the westbound Legacy, the State Patrol reported.

The driver of the Legacy, 29-year-old Catherine Tande of Walker, was not injured, the State Patrol reported. She was wearing a seat belt.

O'Connor suffered a spinal fracture and was taken to Innovis Hospital in Fargo, N.D., where he is in critical condition, the State Patrol reported. He was not wearing a seat belt.

The Omni sustained severe damage while the Legacy sustained minor damage.