Two-car accident in Carlton County results in fatalityOne person is dead following a two-car accident in Carlton County on Friday.
By: Pine Journal, Pine Journal
One person is dead following a two-car accident in Carlton County on Friday. According to Carlton County Sheriff Kelly Lake, at approximately 1:35 p.m., a 911 caller reported a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of County Road 4 and County Road 5 in Blackhoof Township.
Carlton County Sheriff's deputies, Minnesota State Patrol, Blackhoof Fire Department, Carlton Fire and Ambulance and Cloquet Ambulance responded to the accident.
The accident involved two vehicles. The driver of one vehicle was transported via ambulance to Essentia/St. Mary's Medical Center for treatment. The driver of the other vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.
Victim names are being withheld pending notification of family.
The cause of the accident is currently under investigation by the Minnesota State Patrol and the Carlton County Sheriff's Office. More information will be released as it becomes available.