Minnesota State Patrol
Incident Number: 13312043;  Incident Date/Time: 12/23/2013 4:58:00 Am  
MSP District: 3100  
Number Of Individuals: 3    
Number Of Vehicles: 3   
         
Location: Northbound Highway 53 At 12th Avenue;  Milepost: 64  
County: St. Louis  
Road Type: Black Top; Road Condition: Icy  
Number Of Lanes: 4;   Divided Roadway
Crash Type: Broadside;  Incident Classification: Serious Injury  
        
Assisting Agencies:
   St. Louis County Sheriff's Office  
   Virginia Police Department  
        
A 2006 International 9900 Tractor Trailer Truck, driven by Mark A. Fosso, 58, of Cook, Mn., was traveling eastbound on Highway 53,  hauling logs. A 2011 International 7000 Series Delivery Truck, driven by Jacob A. Mills, 30, of Gilbert, Mn., was traveling south on 12th Avenue. The trucks collided in the intersection of Highway 53 and 12th Avenue. The log load from the Tractor Trailer shifted after impact and struck a 2005 Pontiac Bonneville, driven by Peter A. Nilsson, 50, of Duluth, Mn., that was traveling westbound on Highway 53.  

The drivers of the log truck and the delivery truck received no apparent injuries.
The driver of the Pontiac Bonneville received serious injuries and was transported to St. Mary's Hospital in Duluth.
      
Information Believed Complete     
Last Updated: 12/23/2013 10:50:37 Am  
    
    
UPDATE: The Minnesota State Patrol was advised that Peter Nilsson passed away on Monday, January 6, 2014. 
 
Information Believed Complete 
Last Updated: 1/8/2014 1:07:41 Pm 
        

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