INFORUM.com | WDAZ.com

WDAY: The News Leader

Published December 30, 2011, 08:36 AM

2 dead after single-vehicle crash near Red Lake Falls

Red Lake Falls, Minn. (WDAY TV) - Two people are dead after a single-vehicle accident near Red Lake Falls. The crash happened just after 11:00 last night.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Red Lake Falls, Minn. (WDAY TV) - Two people are dead after a single-vehicle accident near Red Lake Falls. The crash happened just after 11:00 last night.

The Minnesota State Patrol says the vehicle was northbound on Highway 32, approaching 4th Street in Red Lake Falls, when the driver lost control. The roads were wet and slushy at the time.

The 1996 Buick Riviera slid sideways, broadsiding a tree. One person was taken to the hospital in Thief River Falls where they were pronounced dead.

The other person died at the hospital in Crookston. State Troopers say neither victim was wearing their seatbelt.

Tags: