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Man in fatal Carlton County crash identified, another hospitalized

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A two-vehicle accident Friday afternoon in Carlton County has left one man dead and another in a Duluth hospital.

The Duluth News Tribune reports Todd Richard Nelson, 44, of Carlton was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash that was reported about 1:35 p.m. at the intersection of County Roads 4 and 5 in Blackhoof Township, about 10 miles southwest of Cloquet.

The driver of the other vehicle, Randall Fred Palmi, 42, of Barnum was taken by ambulance to Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth, where he's in stable condition, the Tribune reports.

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