|10/14/2019 1:53:00 PM|
Crash claims Federal Dam man
Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports that on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 10:57 a.m., the Cass County Sheriff's Office received reports of a motor vehicle crash on County Road 8, south of Federal Dam, MN at the intersection with County Road 63. Deputies and responders arrived on scene and learned that a Chevrolet Trailblazer, driven by an adult male, age 62, of Squaw Lake MN, was towing a passenger car on a car dolly when it failed to stop at the stop sign and collided with a 2002 Oldsmobile Silhouette SUV that was southbound on County Road 8. The driver of the Trailblazer was treated on scene and transported to a Deer River, MN hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The Oldsmobile was driven by an adult male, age 58, of Federal Dam, MN, who was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced deceased on scene. A passenger in the Oldsmobile, a juvenile female, age 4, of Federal Dam was treated on scene and transported via North Memorial Air Care to a hospital in the Twin Cities metro area with serious injuries.
The accident remains under investigation with the assistance of the Minnesota State Patrol. An autopsy is scheduled with the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office and names are being withheld pending notification of family members. Assisting on scene were several bystanders, North Memorial Ambulance, MN State Patrol, Leech Lake Tribal Police, Federal Dam Fire Department and Longville Fire Department.
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