MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A 33-year-old Sauk Rapids woman was killed in a broadside crash in Sartell Friday night, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Authorities responded at about 6:56 p.m. to the area of northbound Highway 15 and County Road 1 on a report of a crash. When officers arrived, they learned a Chevy Malibu was heading northbound on Highway 15 and traveling at a high rate of speed when it hit a light pole at County Road 1. A GMC Sierra pick-up truck was stopped for a red light on County Road 1 when it was hit by the Malibu.READ MORE: Vaccine Doubts Fuel Dr. Scott Jensen's Rise In Minnesota Governor Race
The driver of the Malibu was pronounced dead at the scene. It’s not known if the driver of the other vehicle, a 40-year-old St. Joseph woman, was injured.READ MORE: 'Perfect Timing To Go': MEA Marking One Of The Busiest Travel Weekends Of The Fall
The victim was identified as Sheena Grimstad.MORE NEWS: A Ride-Along With Minneapolis Police Shows How Staffing Shortages Have Officers Stretched Thin
What led up the crash is under investigation. The State Patrol was assisted at the scene by Sartell and Sauk Rapids police, the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office and St. Cloud police.