MSP: Alcohol a factor in deadly crash near Walker, MN

Published: Feb. 2, 2021 at 12:00 AM CST
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NEAR WALKER, MINN. (Valley News Live) - State troopers say alcohol was a factor in a head-on crash that killed one woman and critically injured another near Walker, MN.

They say 39-year-old Corey Wuori of Walker had been drinking when he tried passing a car on Highway 200 Monday afternoon, and hit an SUV coming the other direction. The woman in that vehicle was killed. She was 53-year-old Virginia Stewart of Longville, MN.

A passenger in Wuori’s pickup was thrown from the vehicle. Thirty-nine-year-old Lavae Oothoudt of Sauk Rapids is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.

Wuori was not seriously hurt.

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