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Two people were injured Monday afternoon in a two-vehicle, head-on collision on Highway 371 north of Brainerd

The drivers were identified as Tina Bickford, 50, Brainerd, and David Eggert, 42, Backus.

The collision was reported at 3:54 p.m. on Highway 371 at See Gull Road north of Brainerd.

The State Patrol reported Bickford was traveling northbound in the southbound lane of Highway 371 when she collided head-on with Eggert’s vehicle.

Bickford suffered non life-threatening injuries and was transported to Essentia Health St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd. Eggert was treated at Essentia Health St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd and released.

The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Department and the Nisswa Police Department assisted at the scene.

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