Motor Vehicle Accident with Injuries

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St. Louis County Sheriff's Office News Release

Incident Date:  April 24, 2021


Incident Time: 10:17 P.M.

Incident location: HWY 101 and Wolf Rd. Mt. Iron, MN


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INDIVIDUAL(S) INVOLVED: (Refer to News Media Policy-Rules III A. I Thru 4: Procedures B.1, A thru J & 1; 2b; 3b; g & h; 4a, b, & c)

Name: Adult Male

Name: Adult Female


Age: 40

Age: 43


Address: Virginia, MN

Address: Virginia, MN


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Incident Summary: On Saturday April 24th, 2021, at approximately 22:17 P.M., the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office along with the Eveleth Police Dept., MN State Patrol, Mt. Iron Fire Dept., Virginia Ambulance/Fire Dept. and Lifelink Air Medical responded to the intersection of HWY 101 and Wolf Rd. in Mt. Iron, MN for a single vehicle accident with injuries.  It was determined that the involved vehicle had been traveling westbound on HWY 101, when the adult male driver, failed to negotiate the T-intersection at Wolf Rd.  The vehicle proceeded through the T-intersection and entered into a wooded area West of the intersection where it struck several large trees before coming to rest. The adult male driver and adult female passenger were both injured as a result of the accident.  They were treated on scene by the Virginia Ambulance Service and then airlifted by Lifelink Air Medical to St. Luke's hospital in Duluth. Their exact injuries are unknown at this time.  The identify of those involved are being withheld pending family notifications.  The accident remains under investigation by the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office.


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Authority: Sgt. Robert Tarr 218-742-9825

Date:      04-25-2021                                                    Time: 2:00 A.M.

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