Incident type: Fatal
Crash type: Head on
Location: Hwy 72 at Perry Rd
A 2002 Chevy pickup was traveling southbound on Highway 72 near mile marker 6.5 behind a snowplow. It lost control, spinning into the oncoming traffic lanes of northbound Highway 72, colliding with a 1993 Peterbuilt. The Peterbuilt then lost control, spinning into the oncoming south bound lanes of Highway 72. The Peterbuiilt then collided with a Hyundai Elantra.
The driver of the pickup, Chanin Johnson, a 41 year old male from Kelliher, Mn was listed as deceased. The driver of the Peterbuilt, Bradly Kleer of Bemidji, Mn and the passenger in the Hyundai, John Kahlstorf of Akely, Mn both suffered no apparent injury. The driver of the Hyundai was listed in critical condition and his name was not released.