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Four people injured in 2-vehicle crash Monday

EAST GULL LAKE — Four people suffered minor injuries after being involved in a two-vehicle crash at 8:25 p.m. Monday at Cass County Road 77 and Oak Knoll Road in East Gull Lake, the State Patrol reported.

The Brainerd Fire Department performed extrication on one of the vehicles at the scene.

Both drivers and their passengers were transported to Essentia Health St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd, where they were all treated and then released.

In one vehicle was driver Christopher Coerper, 33, Brainerd, and his passenger was his daughter Mackenzie Coerper, 11. In the other vehicle was Elizabeth Severs, 26, Roosevelt, and her passenger was Robert Trentman, 27, Lakeville. All the victims were transported to the hospital via ambulance, except Trentman, who drove to the hospital on his own.

Woman hurt in crash

BAXTER — A 57-year-old Deerwood woman was injured after being involved in a two-vehicle crash at 2:18 p.m. Monday at Highways 210 and 371 in Baxter, the Baxter Police Department reported.

Roseanne Reed, one of the drivers, was taken to Essentia Health St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd where she was treated and then released.

The other driver, James Albrecht, 53, Motley, was not injured.

Two injured in crash

Two Brainerd residents were injured Friday in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Pine Beach Road and Winterwood Trail in Brainerd, the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Department reported.

The drivers, David Hope, 37, and Lauren Haynie, 25, were taken by ambulance to Essentia Health St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd, where they were treated and then released.

Two escape frigid Gull waters

GULL LAKE — A driver and his passenger escaped frigid waters after the truck they were in broke through the ice on Gull Lake around 11 p.m. Friday, the Cass County Sheriff’s Department reported.

It was reported that the truck was pulling a fishhouse when it went into the water. The fishhouse remained on top of the ice. The occupants of the truck were able to escape on their own and ran to the shoreline to get help.

The incident was reported to the sheriff’s office Saturday morning.

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