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Body found in burning car identified as Norman County woman

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The Norman County sheriff has identified the person found dead in a burning vehicle near Fertile, Minn.

The body of 61-year-old Paulette Olson was discovered Jan. 24 in the front seat of her 1998 Buick Regal, Sheriff Jeremy Thornton said.

Authorities believe Olson's car caught fire after getting stuck in a snowdrift. Thornton said the cause of the fire and Olson's cause of death have not yet been determined, but that foul play is not suspected.

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