Duluth, MN (KROC-AM News)- A teenage girl from Minnesota, who was injured in an alcohol-involved UTV crash earlier this month, has died. 

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That’s according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, which responded to the accident around 10:00 on the night of May 6. 

Four people were occupying the UTV. It was the only vehicle involved in the now-deadly crash. 

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The UTV crashed near an intersection in Canosia Township, which is just northwest of Duluth. All four of the UTV’s occupants were taken from the crash scene to a hospital for medical care. 


One of the riders, described as a teenage girl from Duluth, was suffering from life-threatening injuries. 

17-Year-Old Girl Dies from Injuries Suffered in Duluth Area UTV Crash

On Wednesday authorities issued a news release that said the critically injured girl passed away in the hospital on Sunday. She has been identified as 17-year-old Emma Jean Malmquist

The other occupants, described as an 18-year-old woman, 23-year-old woman and 27-year-old man, suffered what were described as non-life-threatening injuries.  

The crash investigation indicates alcohol was involved in the deadly incident. Authorities have not said which individual was driving. 

St. Louis County Sheriff's Office news release
St. Louis County Sheriff's Office news release

Officials say the incident is still being actively investigated. Law enforcement plans to send a charging referral to the St. Louis County Attorney’s Office in the coming weeks, the news release says.

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