Man found dead at scene of accident in Carlton CountyA 22-year-old man was found dead at the scene of a motor vehicle accident early Sunday morning.
By: News Tribune staff, Duluth News Tribune
A 22-year-old man was found dead at the scene of a motor vehicle accident early Sunday morning.
Carlton County received a 911 call at 1:30 a.m. from a motorist who had passed what appeared to be a dead person on East North Cloquet Road near Mitzner Road in Thomson Township.
The Carlton County Sheriff’s Office, the Minnesota State Patrol, the Esko Fire Department and the Cloquet Ambulance all responded and found the body of a deceased 22-year-old Cloquet man. The identity of the man has not yet been released, pending notification of family members.
The individual appeared to be the lone occupant of the vehicle, according to a release from the Carlton County Sheriff’s Office.
The accident is under investigation.