UPDATE: Victim Identified in Fatal Car Crash near Eveleth

By KBJR News 1

UPDATE: Victim Identified in Fatal Car Crash near Eveleth

September 20, 2012 Updated Sep 21, 2012 at 9:20 AM CDT

Eveleth, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) -- Hannah E. Wilson of Virginia, Minnesota has died after a car crash near Eveleth.

The crash happened Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of Highway 53 and Frontage road on mile marker 61.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Wilson was driving westbound, crossing Highway 53 from the Frontage Road when she was struck braodside by a Mountaineer.

Driver of the mountaineer, 38 year old Jeffrey J. Reed, of Duluth, was traveling northbound on Highway 53 during the incident.

Reed sustained minor injuries.

Wilson was flown to St. Mary's Hospital in Duluth with critical injuries, in which she later succumbed to.

Wilson was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.

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