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Two Teens Identified in Fatal Nashwauk Crash

The Minnesota State Patrol says there was a fatal crash in Nashwauk on Saturday afternoon. The Minnesota State Patrol says there was a fatal crash in Nashwauk on Saturday afternoon.  |  Photo: WDIO-TV

Ryan Juntti
Updated: June 10, 2019 11:50 AM

Two teenagers died in a fatal two-vehicle crash in Nashwauk on Saturday afternoon, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

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Two boys, ages 16 and 13, died in the crash around 2:45 Saturday afternoon. Authorities identified them as 16-year-old Aiden Patrick Hall, who's hometown is not known, and 13-year-old Trent Casey Salminen of Hibbing.

The patrol says they were in a car traveling north on Highway 169, that was attempting a left hand turn on to Highway 65 North. The patrol says it was then struck by a camper that was traveling south on Highway 169. 

The car they were in was driven by a 17-year-old Hibbing boy. He was treated for non-life threatening injuries. Another 15-year-old passenger in the car was also treated for non-life threatening injuries. 

The camper was being driven by a 61-year-old Chisholm man. He was not injured in the crash, but a 59-year-old passenger was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The Itasca County Sheriff, Nashwauk Fire Rescue, and Nashwauk Police responded.

The crash is under investigation.

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Ryan Juntti

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