MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Two drivers are dead and an 81-year-old passenger is seriously injured after a head-on crash Friday afternoon in Cass County.

The Minnesota State Patrol says a Chevrolet Cobalt crossed the centerline on westbound Highway 210 near 25th Avenue Southwest at about 12:22 p.m., hitting an eastbound Toyota Prius head on.

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Fifty-one-year-old James Freeman, from Brainerd, was driving the Cobalt.


Sixty-six-year-old Marilyn Rich, from Fargo, North Dakota, was driving the Prius.

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Rich’s passenger — 81-year-old Gene Rich, also from Fargo — was airlifted to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale. His condition has not been released.