LAWNDALE, Minn. -- Two 62-year-olds from Moorhead were killed Friday, July 19, when their car was struck by a pickup that failed to stop at an intersection in rural Wilkin County.
Killed were driver Margaret Mary O' Neill and passenger Thomas Andrew Burton, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Justin James Helgeson, a 26-year-old from Coon Valley, Wisconsin, was traveling eastbound on Wilkin County Road 30 when he failed to stop his 2018 Ford F-250 pickup truck at a stop sign and struck the Moorhead pair, who were traveling southbound on Minnesota Highway 9 in their 2011 Subaru Forester, the State Patrol reported.
All involved were wearing seatbelts and conditions were dry that late Friday morning, the State Patrol reported. The Wilkin County Sheriff's Office and Barnesville Police Department assisted at the scene.