Updated: Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash Near Bemidji
A man is dead as a result of a two-vehicle crash on Highway 71 in Guthrie Township south of Bemidji.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a Subaru driven by Michelle Farlee, 23, of Park Rapids was traveling northbound on Highway 71 when it lost control, crossed the centerline, and was struck broadside by a southbound Chevy Impala driven by Roger Proulx, 67, of Bemidji.
26-year-old Eric Tyler Follensbee from Oakdale, who was a passenger in the Subaru, was killed as a result of the crash. The state patrol says both Proulx and Farlee sustained non-life threatening injuries and were taken to Sanford Medical Center in Bemidji. Both were wearing their seat belts.