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Crosslake woman injured in crash

A Crosslake woman was injured Wednesday, April 24, in a vehicle accident at the intersection of county roads 11 and 3 south of Crosslake, the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office reported.

Myrne Holmen, 77, was taken by North Memorial Ambulance to Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd where she was treated and then transferred to St. Cloud Hospital .

Holmen was driving a van south on County Road 3 when the accident occurred. Michael Ermel, 42, Battle Creek, Mich., was driving semi-tractor trailer eastbound on County Road 11, crossing County Road 3. He was uninjured.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Assisting the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office at the scene were the Breezy Point and Crosslake police departments, State Patrol, North Memorial Ambulance and the Mission Fire Department and First Responders.

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