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Life threatening injuries in Lake County head-on crash

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LAKE COUNTY, MN -

One person is hospitalized with life threatening injuries following a head-on crash on the North Shore. 

It happened Tuesday morning on Highway 61 at the Lafayette Bluff Tunnel in Lake County.

The Minnesota State Patrol says a Chevy pickup, driven by 51-year-old Joanne Josephson of Finland, MN, traveling north crossed over the center-line and struck a Volkswagen Passat head on.

The passenger of the Passat, Julie Lutz of Rosemount, MN was rushed to Hennepin County Medical Center with serious injuries. 

The driver, Jeffrey Lutz,was taken to St. Luke's.

Josephson wasn't hurt.

Authorities say a third vehicle was also struck. No injuries were reported there.

Roads were snow and ice covered at the time. 
 

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