Minnesota State Patrol 
Incident Number: 14310390;   Incident Date/Time: 2/26/2014 11:55:00 Am  
MSP District: 3100   
Number Of Individuals: 5    
Number Of Vehicles: 3   
         
Location: Northbound Highway 53/Frontage Road  
Milepost: None Recorded  
County: St. Louis  
Road Type: Concrete;  Road Condition: Dry  
Number Of Lanes: 4;  Divided Roadway   
Crash Type: Broadside  
Incident Classification: Personal Injury  
        
Assisting Agencies:
    Eveleth Police Department  
    St. Louis County Sheriff's Office  
     
A 2003 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling eastbound on Hat Trick Avenue, crossing Highway 53.
A 2001 Buick Century was traveling northbound on Highway 53 in the right lane. 
A 2002 Pontiac Grand Prix was stopped at a stop sign facing westbound on the Frontage Road. 
The Chevrolet Silverado went through the intersection and then the Buick Century hit the Silverado. The Pontiac Grand Prix was subsequently struck by the Silverado after the initial impact.
 
Both driver, Bruce F. Jagunich, 67, of Iron, Mn., and passenger, Sandra L. Pogachnik, 54, of Eveleth, Mn., of the Buick Century and the driver of the Grand Prix, Marilyn J. Lamke, 36, of Chisholm, Mn., were taken to the hospital via ambulance. Both drivers and passenger were treated and released. All 3 patients were transported to the Virginia Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 
The driver of the Silverado, Jacob L. Still, 18, and his passenger, Andrew A. Ruder, 19, both of Grand Rapids, Mn., received no apparent injuries.
      
Information Believed Complete     
Last Updated: 2/26/2014 4:19:57 Pm  
    
    
    

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