MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Brainerd man is dead and another person is seriously injured after a head-on crash Thursday evening.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the fatal incident occurred on Business Highway 371 near Greenwood Street in Brainerd.

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At around 6:30 p.m., a Dodge Stratus was traveling northbound on the highway while a GMC Sierra was traveling southbound in the same area. The Sierra then crossed the center line and struck the Stratus head-on.

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The driver of the Stratus, a 57-year-old Brainerd man, was killed.

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The driver of the Sierra, a 40-year-old Little Falls man, was seriously injured and was taken to North Memorial in Robbinsdale.