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Cass Lake girl killed in Saturday crash near Aitkin, Minn.

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region Park Rapids, 56470

Park Rapids Minnesota PO Box 111 56470

A 17-year-old Cass Lake girl died Saturday as a result of a single-vehicle accident north of Aitkin, Minn.

Paige Brown was a passenger in a 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix that was traveling south on state Highway 169 when it left the roadway and hit several trees, according to the Minnesota State Patrol out of Brainerd.

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Brown was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, Sasha Garbow, 20, of Onamia, Minn., was taken to Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin for non-life-threatening injuries.

Also suffering non-life-threatening injuries were passengers Paschen M. Christensen, 22, of Brainerd; Joslyn R. Sam, 18, of Onamia; and Sierra C. Sam, 18, of Onamia. Christensen was taken to St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth, Minn., while the Sams were taken to Riverwood Healthcare Center.

The vehicle was totaled.

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