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Bemidji man dies in collision with horses on highway

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PARK RAPIDS, Minn. — A Bemidji man was killed Saturday morning when the van he was driving collided with horses on the roadway south of Park Rapids.

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Troy Hargreaves, 43, was driving north on U.S. Highway 71 just before 5 a.m. when the van “struck horses in the roadway,” according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

The crash took place at milepost 255, a mile south of the Four Mile Corner. Hargreaves was not wearing a seat belt, according to the patrol’s release, and the vehicle’s airbag did deploy.

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