BRAINERD, Minn. -- A Brainerd man died and a Little Falls man suffered serious injuries Thursday in a two-vehicle, head-on collision south of Brainerd.

The Minnesota State Patrol reported a Dodge Stratus was northbound on Business Highway 371 and a GMC Sierra was southbound in the same area. The state patrol report the GMC crossed over the centerline striking the Stratus head-on in the northbound lane.

Ray A. Demars, 57, Brainerd, who was driving the Stratus, died. The other driver, Gerrey W. Stevenson, 40, Little Falls, was seriously injured and was airlifted by North Memorial Air Care to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale. Stevenson was not wearing his seat belt.

The crash was reported at 6:30 p.m.