Fatal Accident On Highway 34 Near Park Rapids
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fatal accident that happened on Highway 34 in Hubbard County Thursday night.
Officers say an Oldsmobile Alero was heading west on Highway 34 around 5:35 p.m. It crossed the center line and hit a Ford Windstar head-on.
The driver of the Windstar, Patricia Borman, 52, was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger in the Windstar, Alicia Borman, 24, was brought by ambulance to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Park Rapids with non-life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the Alero, Dean Roehler, 22, was airlifted to Essentia Health in Fargo, N.D. Officers said he was breathing but unresponsive.
The State Patrol said alcohol may be a factor in Roehler crossing the center line. They also said roads were wet at the time of the accident.
All three people were wearing seat belts.