Minnesota State Patrol   7/2/2013
Incident Number: 13310925
Incident Date/Time: 7/2/2013 6:34:00 PM  
MSP District: 3100
County: St. Louis 
Number of Individuals: 6    
Number of Vehicles: 2   
Incident Type:   Fatal
Crash Type:   Broadside
Location:  Highway 73 and Highway 1
Assisting Agencies: St. Louis County Sheriff's Office
A 1998  Honda Accord, driven by Whitney R. Cragun, 21, of Ironton, Mn., was traveling westbound on MNTH (Mn. Through Highway) 1 when it appeared to have gone through the posted stop sign at the intersection of MNTH 73 and collided with a  Tractor-Trailer carrying spring wheat. 

The Honda was carrying 5 occupants. The driver received serious injuries and was transported by helicopter to Duluth, along with 2 of the passengers. Another passenger was transported by ambulance to the Hibbing Medical Center. Another passenger, Elizabeth C.  Hill, 19, of Liberty, Mo. was fatally injured. Jonathon A. Vickers, 22, of Mn., received serious injury, Vatilina Kadurina, of Mn., received no apparent injury, and Ivana Brokesova of Mn., received non life threatening injuries.

The driver of the tractor-trailer, Leslie O. Abraham, 40, of Rainy River, On., was not injured. 

Last Updated: 7/3/2013 5:14:20 AM  

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