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Police: 1 Dead, 1 Seriously Hurt In Elk River Head-On Crash

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- One person was killed and another was seriously hurt after a head-on crash in Elk River early Tuesday morning, according to police.

Authorities were called to the crash at about 5:30 a.m. to the 19300 block of Twin Lakes Road. When officers arrived, two pick-up trucks had collided head-on. A 20-year-old man, identified as Jacob Walsh of Oak Grove, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 16-year-old boy from the Wright County area was airlifted from the scene to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale, where he's listed in stable condition.

What led up to the crash is under investigation by the Elk River Police Department, Sherburne County Sheriff's Office and the Midwest Medical Examiner's Office.

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