Subject: MSP-Incident Type: Fatal - Update
Date: Saturday, April 06, 2013 3:53 PM

         MSP     4/6/2013
        Case#:   13800523
     District:   2800
Incident Type:   Fatal
   Crash Type:   Broadside
     Location:   Hwy 371 MP103

A 1995 Ford Taurus travelling northbound on Highway 371 lost control on an icy road and was t-boned on the passanger side by a 1992 Ford Truck travelling southbound.

According to an accident report on the Minnesota State Patrol website, Wayne M. Goldsmith, 63, of Fosston, MN, the driver of the Ford Truck and Linda L. Goldsmith, 61, also of Fosston, received minor injuries.

Johnathan M. Fairbanks, 26, of Bemidji, MN, driver of the Ford Taurus, died from his injuries. 

Both vehicles were totaled. Assistance was provided by the Cass County Sheriff's Office.


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