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Officials release name of Eagle Bend woman who died in Morrison County crash

The Minnesota State Patrol responded to the crash, reported at 12:08 p.m. Tuesday, July 12, in Pike Creek Township, west of Little Falls.

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LITTLE FALLS — A 79-year-old Eagle Bend woman, who died as a result of a Morrison County crash Tuesday, July 12, was identified as Shirley Emma Friebe.

The Minnesota State Patrol responded to the crash, reported at 12:08 p.m., in Pike Creek Township, west of Little Falls. According to the report, a 2019 Jeep Compass was westbound on Highway 27 when the vehicle crossed the centerline and hit an eastbound 2016 Nissan Versa Note hatchback head-on. Friebe, who was driving the Nissan, suffered fatal injuries.

The driver of the Jeep, Logan Richard Klooster, 33, of Ankeny, Iowa, suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to St Gabriel's Hospital in Little Falls.

The road was dry at the time.

The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office assisted at the scene.

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