Minnesota State Patrol
Incident Number: 13801153  
Incident Date/Time: 8/9/2013 10:56:00 A.M.
Number Of Individuals: 5    
Number of Vehicles: 3    
MSP District: 2800
Location: Hwy. 47 and 240th Ave.  
Road Type: Black Top  
Milepost: None Recorded  
Road Condition: Dry  
County: Kanabec  
Number Of Lanes: 2  
Crash Type: Other  
Divided/Undivided: Undivided Roadway  
Incident Classification: Serious Injury
Assisting Agencies:
 	Kanabec County Sheriff's Office  
 	Minnesota DNR Enforcement Division, St. Paul, Mn.  
A 2002 Nissan Maxima was northbound on Highway 47 when it crossed over the center line and sideswiped a 2004 Ford Motor Home that was southbound on Hwy. 47. The Maxima then continued northbound, lost control and then struck a 2005 passenger car (make unknown) which was also southbound on Highway 47. 

The driver of the Nissan, Carol A. Heltzer, 53, of Richfield, Mn., received serious injuries.  
The driver of the Motor Home, Bruce D. Kerkoff, 63, of Isle, Mn., and his passenger, Beverly A. Kerkhoff, 63, also of Isle, Mn., received no apparent injury. 
The driver of the 2005 passenger car, Peggy A.Orvis, 48, of Onamia, Mn., and her passenger, Jeanette L. Bates, 56, of Wahkon, Mn., both received non life threatening injuries.
Last Updated: 8/9/2013 5:57:18 PM  

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