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One person killed in car accident near Hibbing

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One person was killed early Saturday in a one-car accident near Hibbing.

The Minnesota State Patrol reported a 1993 Ford Explorer was traveling south on U.S. Highway 169 at St. Louis County Road 5 north of Hibbing at


3:24 a.m. Saturday when it left the road and rolled over. A passenger was ejected and died on the scene. There was no report on the condition of the driver.

Names of the victim and the driver were not expected to be released until this morning.

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