ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Crash claims life of central Minnesota man

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a Chevy Tahoe was traveling north on Highway 6 when it crossed over into the southbound lane and struck a Ford Escape near Cass County Highway 7 in Remer Township.

EmergencyLights.jpg
Contributed / Metro Newspaper Service
We are part of The Trust Project.

REMER, Minn. — A 77-year-old man was killed in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday, Aug. 11, south of Remer.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a Chevy Tahoe was traveling north on Highway 6 at about noon when it crossed over into the southbound lane and struck a Ford Escape near Cass County Highway 7 in Remer Township.

Harold Cook of Emily, Minnesota, who was driving the Ford, was airlifted to Essentia Health-Duluth, where he died. Cook was not wearing a seat belt, the crash report said.

The driver of the Tahoe, Matthew A. Turner, 36, of Pine River, Minnesota, suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby.

Remer is in Cass County, about 31 miles southwest of Grand Rapids.

ADVERTISEMENT

What to read next
The motorcyclist was wearing a helmet when he crashed between Detroit Lakes and Park Rapids.
Lakes country is gearing up for a barrage of boaters for the Fourth of July weekend.
The state reported the annual statistics on who received an abortion in the state a week after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the constitutional right to an abortion.
“It’s clear that monkeypox has come to Minnesota,” said state Epidemiologist Dr. Ruth Lynfield. “While our current cases are associated with travel outside Minnesota, we expect we will soon see cases among people who have no travel history or contact with someone who did, indicating that spread within social networks in Minnesota is occurring.”