Braham High School Mourns Traffic Deaths of two Students

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BRAHAM, Minn. (AP) – Braham Area High School is mourning the deaths of two students killed in a weekend traffic accident.

The Kanabec County Sheriff’s Office was called to a two-vehicle crash at an intersection west of Mora on Saturday morning.

The Star Tribune reports a teenage boy died at the scene, and a young woman who was driving died at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale.

The occupants of the other vehicle suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Authorities have not released the victims’ names, but Braham School Superintendent Ken Gagner identifies them as junior Gavin Butenhoff and senior Alexis Hasser.

In a statement, Gagner calls the two “treasured members of our Bomber community.”

Braham Area Schools was open Sunday as a gathering place for students, staff and the community.

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