One vehicle injury crash-Cook, Mn.

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St. Louis County Sheriff's Office News Release

Incident Date: July 31st, 2022


Incident Time:  8:00 P.M. 

Incident location: Hwy 115/Nylund road in Unorganized Township 62R17 Approximately 5 miles East of Cook, 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: (Driver) EGAN, Michael Patrick 

Name: ARNAR, Liam Craig 

Name: SHIPMAN, Cole Daniel

Age: 23



Address: Chanhassen, Mn.

Address: Excelsior, Mn.

Address: Excelsior, Mn. 

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Incident Summary: On July 31st, 2022 at approximately 8:00 P.M. St. Louis County deputies responded to a one vehicle crash that occurred on Hwy 115 approximately 5 miles east of Cook, Mn.

Michael EGAN was driving westbound on Hwy 115 in a 2016 Ford Truck when his vehicle veered off the road into the south side ditch.  The vehicle then struck a power pole, overturned, and started on fire. 

EGAN and his two passengers Liam ARNAR and Cole SHIPMAN were transported by ambulance to the Cook and Essentia Health-Virginia hospitals with non-life threatening injuries. 

Alcohol is a contributing factor. 

Assisting agencies:

Cook Fire and Ambulance

Tower Ambulance 

Virginia Ambulance 

Minnesota State Patrol 


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Authority: Sgt. Kevin Friebe #5227

Date:    August 1st, 2022                Time: 5:30 A.M.

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