CARLTON, Minn. (WCCO) — A driver was killed in a wrong-way crash in Carlton County late Tuesday evening, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

The patrol website hasn’t released many details yet, but they reported a person driving a 2005 Mercury Montego was going in the wrong direction on Highway 210 near Schmitz Road in Carlton, Minn.

The car was struck head-on by another vehicle just before midnight.

The State Patrol didn’t identify either driver involved in the crash.

Comments (7)
  1. sad says:

    Is it my imagination or has there been a rash of wrong way accidents in this state recently?

  2. Randy says:

    I have to check my tax statement.

  3. Kevin Trebiatowski says:

    Good reporting

  4. CC says:

    Drunk drivers always=.Late night driving, wrong way..Please do not Drink and Drive..innocent people are being killed in huge numbers by drunk drivers

  5. Monica says:

    I hate that stupid Bounce pop-up that takes over the whole page!!!

  6. chris says:

    stop talking on the phone (or texting) and maybe you’d notice you are driving the wrong way because cars are coming right at you!! wake up people – drivbing takes a lot of paying attention to what you are doing – not multi-tasking with the phone in hand!!

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