Woman dies in Perham area accident

By Tom Hintgen

Otter Tail County Correspondent

A woman who resides at Wren Lake, northeast of Battle Lake, was injured in a handgun accident shortly after 9 p.m. on Sept. 11.

Sheriff deputies said the woman was attempting to unload a handgun when the gun fired. The bullet struck the woman in the left hand, entering through the palm and exiting.

First responders from Battle Lake and Henning were dispatched to the scene. Henning Ambulance transported the victim to the Perham hospital. Injuries were non-lifer threatening.

The victim was conscious and had a tourniquet on her left arm when transported to the hospital.

Woman dies in

Perham area accident

Sheriff deputies reported that a 95-year-old woman from Moorhead died in a traffic accident at 3:16 p.m. on Sept. 10 near the intersection of Highways 60 ands 13, northeast of Perham.

The victim, a passenger, was identified as Marjorie Froemke.

Driving the vehicle, in the single-vehicle crash, and injured was a 65-year-old female from Idaho.

Perham Fire Department and EMS personnel assisted sheriff deputies at the scene of the accident.