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Two people were injured Wednesday night when their SUV hit a bear in northern Minnesota. 

The Minnesota State Patrol's crash report says a 72-year-old woman was driving a Nissan Rogue south on Highway 59 near County Road 25 when it struck a black bear that was in the traffic lane. 

The woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to a local hospital. Her passenger, a 69-year-old man, also suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to the hospital.

The condition of the bear was not released.

The crash happened at about 10:12 p.m. in Pembina Township in Mahnomen County. 

Note: The details provided in this story are based on the law enforcement's latest version of events, and may be subject to change.

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