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Crash with trailer injures Brainerd woman

The Minnesota State Patrol responded to the crash, reported at 8 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 371 with Barbeau Road in Unorganized Territory.

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BAXTER — A 66-year-old Brainerd woman was injured Thursday, Feb. 24, after her vehicle struck a trailer on Highway 371 north of Baxter.

The Minnesota State Patrol responded to the crash, reported at 8 a.m. at the intersection with Barbeau Road in Unorganized Territory. According to the report, a 1989 Chevrolet GMT was pulling a trailer traveling south on Highway 371 when the trailer was struck by a 2014 Jeep Compass traveling east on Barbeau Road.

The driver of the Jeep, Gloria Jean Cauley, suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd. Pickup driver Jake Alexander Simons, 31, of Pequot Lakes, suffered no reported injuries.

The road was dry at the time, according to the state patrol.

Assisting at the scene was North Memorial Health Ambulance.

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