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Husband, wife killed in crash involving motorcycle, van in Becker County

The crash happened just before 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 2.

A crash involving a motorcycle and a van in west-central Minnesota proved fatal for a husband and wife on Sunday evening. 

According to the Becker County Sheriff's Office, Leonard and Nancy Holmer, of rural Perham, were riding a motorcycle southbound on Hwy. 39 when they collided with a van at the intersection of Bass Lake Road in Shell Lake Township. 

Leonard Holmer, 51, was driving the motorcycle and Nancy Holmer, 50, was a passenger. Both died at the scene. 

The driver of the van, a 57-year-old man from White Earth, Minnesota, was transported to Essentia-St. Mary's with unknown injuries, the sheriff's office said. 

No further information has been released and the crash remains under investigation. 

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