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Fatal motor vehicle accident

A 17 year-old male from Meadowlands died as a result of a motor vehicle accident northeast of Floodwood. The male was driving a Mercury Tracer northbound on Highway 29 in Van Buren Township, near the 6600 block of Highway 29. The victim's vehicle...

A 17 year-old male from Meadowlands died as a result of a motor vehicle accident northeast of Floodwood. The male was driving a Mercury Tracer northbound on Highway 29 in Van Buren Township, near the 6600 block of Highway 29. The victim's vehicle collided with a St. Louis County road grader which was operating on Highway 29 at the time of the accident. The juvenile male victim was the only occupant of the Mercury Tracer and the road grader operator was not injured. The accident is currently under investigation by the St. Louis County Sheriff's Department and the Minnesota State Patrol. The victim's name is withheld pending notification of the family.

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