MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities in Becker County say a three-year-old was killed and several others were injured following a vehicle crash in Evergreen Township Saturday.

According to the Becker County Sheriff’s Office, deputies received a report at about 4:08 p.m. of a two-vehicle crash on County Road 151, near the intersection of 440th Avenue.

Kristopher Lee Engle, 34, of Frazee, Minnesota was headed eastbound on County Road 151 in a Ford pickup truck when it struck a vehicle driven by Chad Raymond Bladow, 29, of Lake Park.

After the vehicles collided, Engle’s vehicle left the road and rolled into a ditch.

Engle and three occupants of the vehicle he was driving were transported with unknown injuries — two were taken by ambulance to Essentia Health St. Mary’s-Detroit Lakes Hospital, and two were airlifted to a Fargo hospital.

First responders performed life-saving measures, but a fifth passenger in Engle’s vehicle, a three-year-old boy identified as Hank Engel, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The occupants of Bladow’s vehicle were treated at the scene.

The incident remains under investigation.

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