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19-year-old dies when thrown from vehicle in far northern Minnesota

WANNASKA, Minn. -- A 19-year-old Twin Valley, Minn., woman died after rolling her car Friday afternoon, a press release from the Roseau County Sheriff’s Office said.

Leah Marie Vigum was westbound on County Road 18 south of Wannaska when her 1994 Pontiac Bonneville veered off the road and rolled just before 4:30 p.m., according to the release. Vigum was not wearing her seat belt and was thrown from the car, the release said.

She was airlifted to Grand Forks, where she was pronounced dead, according to the release.

Wannaska is about 110 miles northeast of Grand Forks.

The crash is under investigation by the Roseau County Sheriff’s Office and Minnesota State Patrol.