Driver goes through stop sign, crashes into vehicle

Contributed / Metro Newspaper Service

LONGVILLE — A 39-year-old Wisconsin man was injured Saturday, June 27, after disregarding a posted stop sign at an intersection north of Longville and striking another vehicle.

The Minnesota State Patrol responded to the crash reported at 10:25 p.m. Brett A. Cone, 31, of Belgrade, Montana, was driving a Chevrolet Silverado east on Highway 200 and Tobias T. Peterson, 39, of Superior, Wisconsin, was driving a Pontiac Grand Prix north on Highway 84. Peterson disregarded a posted stop sign at the intersection and struck the Silverado, the state patrol reported.

Peterson, who had alcohol detected in his system, was transported to Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth for non-life-threatening injuries, the state patrol reported. It was not known if he was wearing his seat belt.

Cone and his two passengers — Hunter J. Schmitz, 27, of Missoula, Montana, and Tanner J. Schmitz, 25, of Belgrade, Montana — were not injured.

Cass County Sheriff's Office, Longville Fire Department and North Memorial Health Ambulance also responded to the crash.

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