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Nevis woman dies in crash near Bemidji

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A Nevis woman died Friday night after a two-vehicle accident west of Bemidji.

The Minnesota State Patrol out of Thief River Falls said Johanna Achilles, 70, was driving a 2000 Chrysler van south on state Highway 89 when the vehicle was hit by a 2004 Ford pickup truck driven by Travis L. Anderson, 34, Bovey.


The accident was reported just before 9 p.m.

The van had stopped at the stop sign along Highway 89 and then began to proceed through the intersection.

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