MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities say a woman was killed in a vehicle crash in northern Minnesota early Monday morning.

According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, they responded just before 7 a.m. to a motor vehicle crash with injuries in Normanna Township, about 20 miles north of Duluth.

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When first responders arrived at the scene, they found the body of Kathryn Clark. She had been thrown from an SUV, and alcohol is believed to be a factor.

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Clark was traveling eastbound on Pioneer Road East, when her vehicle left the roadway striking a driveway embankment causing it to be launched into a tree. Initial investigation of the crash shows that she died on impact.

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This is the second fatal vehicle crash on St. Louis County roadways in the last 24 hours. Authorities believe alcohol to be a factor in both of these crashes, as well as neither driver wearing a seatbelt at the time of the incident.