Itasca County woman killed in single-vehicle crash

The driver was traveling north and passing traffic in the southbound lane.


A 21-year-old woman from Itasca County died Friday in a single-vehicle crash in Mille Lacs County.

Carlee Lyn Lafond, of Taconite, was traveling north on U.S. Highway 169 near Harbor Drive in Kathio Township, passing traffic in the southbound lane, when the vehicle went off road and struck trees, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Lafond died at the scene of the crash, which occurred shortly before 2:30 p.m. Friday.

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