Minnesota State Patrol
Incident Date/Time: 7/31/2013 10:37:00 AM 
Case: 13311077   
MSP District: 3100  
Number of Individuals: 2    
Number of Vehicles: 1   
         
Location: Highway 73  
Road Type: Black Top  
Milepost: 65  
Road Condition: Dry  
County: St. Louis  
Number of Lanes: 2  
Crash Type: Animal  
Divided/Undivided: Undivided Roadway  
Incident Classification: FATAL   
        
Assisting Agencies:
 St. Louis County Sheriff's Office  

A 2002  Harley Davidson Roadster, driven by Thomas L. Kotula, 65, of Hibbing, Mn, was southbound on Highway 73, just south of Beauty Mountain Road, when it made contact with a deer, lost control came rest in the west side ditch. The driver died from his injuries, while his passenger, Kathryn Kotula, 60, of Hibbing, Mn, suffered serious injuries.
      
INFORMATION BELIEVED COMPLETE     
Last Updated: 7/31/2013 6:04:59 PM