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: Wild Beat Rangers 3-2 To Spoil Henrik Lundqvist Jersey Retirement
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: NBA-Best Suns Roll To 9th Straight Win, Topping Timberwolves 134-124
The passenger in the vehicle was airlifted, but should survive her injuries.MORE NEWS: Minneapolis Mayor Reprimanded Police Chief Over Press Conference On Ballot Initiative
The sheriff’s office says that excessive speed and alcohol seem to have been contributing factors to the accident.