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Two killed in head-on crash near Bemidji

BEMIDJI, Minn. -- A 89-year-old man and an 87-year-old woman died in a head-on collision south of Bemidji on Tuesday.

The Minnesota State Patrol reported that the man was driving south on U.S. Highway 71 about nine miles south of Bemidji when their car was struck by a northbound vehicle.

The crash occurred about 2:30 p.m.

No information on the condition of the driver of the northbound vehicle had been released Tuesday evening. Names of the victims also were not released.

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