Crash injures Staples man

MOTLEY — An 82-year-old Staples man suffered life-threatening injuries in a two-vehicle crash at 1:40 p.m. Wednesday, July 15, on Highway 64, 19 miles north of Motley.

The Minnesota State Patrol reported a Ford truck was traveling south on Highway 64, and a Cadillac Escalade was east on 60th Avenue, when the Escalade failed to yield and the vehicles met in the intersection.

Russell S. Nanik of Staples, the driver of the Escalade, was transported to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale with life-threatening injuries. Nanik was not wearing a seat belt, the state patrol reported. The driver of the F-150, William J. Salter, 67, Ramsey, had non-life-threatening injuries, but was not transported to a hospital.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the crash.


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