Woman dies in Cass County crash

The fatal crash was reported Friday night, April 16, in rural Cass Lake.


CASS LAKE — A 34-year-old woman from Cass Lake died after the vehicle she was driving left the roadway and struck a tree.

The crash was reported at 11:49 p.m. Friday, April 16, in Wilkinson Township, rural Cass Lake.

The woman was the only occupant in the vehicle, Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reported in a news release. After receiving a report of a crash Friday, Cass County deputies and responders found a 2010 Chevrolet Impala left the road on 140th Street Northwest. The woman was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced deceased at the scene.

An autopsy is scheduled with the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office and the crash remains under investigation.

Assisting on scene were the Leech Lake Tribal Police Department, Minnesota State Patrol, Leech Lake Ambulance and the Cass Lake Fire Department.

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