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One person is dead and another is in critical condition after a crash in Ham Lake Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office, a man driving a Ford Taurus was traveling westbound on Crosstown Boulevard near 173rd Avenue Northeast at around 2:30 p.m. when he crossed the center line and crashed into an eastbound Chevrolet Malibu.

Both the driver of the Taurus and the woman driving the Malibu were left with critical injuries and treated by responders at the scene.

The woman, identified as 60-year-old Jill Jarvi, of Ham Lake, was taken to the hospital by ambulance, and was later declared dead.

The man was taken to the hospital by helicopter and remains in critical condition. 

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