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Accident results in fatality

On April 16, Cloquet police officers responded to multiple accidents due to poor conditions caused by winter weather. The worst of those was a two-vehicle accident between a commercial vehicle and a passenger car on Avenue B near the entrance to Sappi. The driver of the passenger vehicle, 87-year-old Warren Everett King of Carlton, was transported to a local hospital by Cloquet Area Fire District paramedics for injuries sustained in the crash. He later died from his injuries, according to the Cloquet Police. The accident is being investigated by Cloquet Police and Minnesota State Patrol.

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