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Frazee woman critical after vehicle hits tree

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A Frazee woman is in critical condition in a Fargo hospital following a one-vehicle car crash in Otter Tail County Saturday.

Kim Benke, 21, was traveling near Erhard when she lost control of the car and struck a tree, resulting in serious life-threatening injuries, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriffs Office.

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A family friend told KDLM Radio that Benke had emergency brain surgery and spinal surgery immediately following the crash.

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