Weather Forecast


2 injured in Baxter crash

BAXTER—Two people were injured in a two-vehicle crash at 1:07 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, on Highway 371 and Novotny Road in Baxter—the second crash in the same location in two days.

The Minnesota State Patrol reported a Ford Taurus, driven by Kaylyn K. Wynn, 26, Brainerd, was south on Highway 371 and a Ford Pickup, driven by Dusten C. Zitek, 24, Minneapolis, was north on Highway 371, about to make a turn left onto Novotny Road, when the two vehicles collided.

Zitek was not injured, but Wynn and her passenger, Adam W. Dewitt, 28, International Falls, were transported to Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd for non-life-threatening injuries.

The Brainerd Fire Department and Baxter Police Department assisted at the scene.