MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — One person was killed and another injured in a St. Louis County crash Wednesday evening, according to the county sheriff’s office.
The single-vehicle accident happened on the 9900 block of Gamma Road in Kabetogama Township at about 8 p.m. The vehicle struck a tree.READ MORE: Elk River Teacher's Discussion On Police Violence And Unrest Angers Some Parents
Early investigation suggests the driver, 43-year-old Jonathon Earl Stevenson of International Falls, lost control of the car and rolled when he tried to correct the vehicle.READ MORE: 'Unbelievable' Pandemic Furniture Demand Causing Extreme Delivery Delays
The passenger in the vehicle was airlifted, but should survive her injuries.MORE NEWS: Unnecessary Roughness? Former Gophers Claim Tough Practices Ended Football Careers
The sheriff’s office says that excessive speed and alcohol seem to have been contributing factors to the accident.