Itasca County Sheriff’s Office

440 1st Avenue NE

Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Phone (218) 326-3477

Fax (218) 326-4663

Press Release

Contact: Sheriff Vic Williams

Phone: 218-326-3477


July 18, 2012

On July 18, 2012, at approximately 1:16 am, Itasca County Sheriff’s dispatch received a call of a motor vehicle accident on the Laplant Road in Harris Township of Itasca County. Itasca County Deputies and Meds 1 Ambulance responded to the call, finding the motor vehicle upside down on its’ roof and up against a tree in the ditch. Deputies further noticed that an adult male (deceased) was pinned inside the vehicle.

The deceased was identified as Kevin Leroy Foix, age 32, of Grand Rapids. Grand Rapids Fire Department assisted with extracting the individual from the vehicle. Speed and alcohol may have been contributing factors in this accident.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Sheriff Vic Williams @ 218-326-3477.

Minnesota State Patrol assisted with the accident.


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