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Woman fatally ejected in northern Minnesota car crash

The 34-year-old died at the scene.

A single-vehicle crash in northern Minnesota claimed the life of a 34-year-old woman. 

According to a news release issued by the Cass County Sheriff's Office on Sunday, the crash happened Friday at 11:49 p.m. on 140th Street Northwest in Wilkinson Township. 

The 34-year-old driver was ejected from the 2010 Chevrolet Impala when she left the roadway and hit a tree. She died at the scene. Her identity will be released after the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office conducts an autopsy. 

The Minnesota State Patrol, Cass Lake Fire Department, Leech Lake Ambulance and Leech Lake Tribal Police Department assisted at the scene. 

The cause of the crash is under investigation. 

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