MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Identities have been released in a fatal crash involving a tow truck in Blue Earth County Monday.
According to a statement from the Blue Earth County Sheriff’s office, it happened at the intersection of County Road 10 and County Road 14, just west of the city of Pemberton.READ MORE: University of Minnesota Will Require Proof Of Vaccination For Employees
Authorities say a 2001 Ford Taurus carrying to people collided with the tow truck, which was only carrying the driver. Both people in the Taurus were pronounced dead at the scene, while the tow truck driver was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.READ MORE: Buffalo Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting 18-Month-Old
On Tuesday, the driver of the Ford was identified as Jasmine Newman-Evans, 21, of Clarks Grove, Minnesota. The passenger was identified as David Wesley Neely, 24, of Albert Lea.
The tow truck driver was identified as 22-year-old Nicholas Robert Peterson of Lake Mills, Iowa.MORE NEWS: Minneapolis Residents Can Submit Proposals For City Redistricting With New Online Tool
The Blue Earth County Sheriff’s office and the Minnesota State Patrol continue to investigate.