Fatal crash prompts highway closure near Baxter; highway now open
State Highway 371 south of Baxter, Minn. has been reopened following a fatal accident this morning.
The accident occurred about 8 a.m. near the intersection with Crow Wing County Road 48.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol out of Brainerd:
A person, who has not yet been identified, died when the 1999 Dodge Durango he or she was in failed to yield for a red light on Highway 371.
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