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Teenage pedestrian suffers critical injuries when struck by a vehicle west of Cass Lake

A 17-year-old boy, Elias Budreau, was critically injured when he was struck by a vehicle while walking Wednesday on County Road 75 west of Cass Lake.

The crash was reported at 9:18 p.m. Wednesday.

The state patrol reported Budreau was walking in the northbound lane when he was struck by a vehicle also traveling north. The vehicle driver, Sharon Northbird, 43, Cass Lake, was not reported injured. Budreau was flown to Fargo, N.D.

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