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One person died and another was critically injured Wednesday in a car crash

One person died and another was critically injured Wednesday evening in a head-on collision on a busy Twin Cities highway, the Star Tribune reported.
Authorities had to shut down a portion of Hwy. 169 at about 6:20 p.m. Patrols worked to clear the accident scene near Brooklyn Blvd. on the border of Maple Grove and Plymouth.

According to Pioneer Press, the patrol officer reported that the driver of a northbound Chevrolet crossed over a grassy median and struck a southbound vehicle driven by Julie Borg, 55, of Plymouth.

Borg was taken to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale with two broken femurs, a collapsed lung and head trauma. She was in critical condition.

The driver of the pick up truck died. The driver's name has not been released reported Star Tribune.