2 killed in single-vehicle crash in west-central Minnesota

2 other passengers were injured.
Publish date:

Two people have died in a single-vehicle crash in west-central Minnesota.

The Becker County Sheriff's Office reports the incident happened at 1:52 a.m. on Friday on Hwy. 35 in South Round Lake Township.

A single vehicle crashed west of Ice Cracking Lodge with four people inside.

Two of those people died, with their identities not yet released by authorities.

The other two in the vehicle, a 44-year-old woman from Mahnomen, and a 32-year-old man from Ponsford, were injured in the crash.

The woman was taken to St. Mary's in Detroit Lakes, while the man had to be airlifted to Essentia Hospital in Fargo.

Fatal crash numbers have been lower in Minnesota so far this year compared to last year, with the Department of Public Safety telling BMTN there had been 56 fatalities as of Apr. 2.

This compared to 65 at the same time last year.

Next Up


Eagan-based Villaume Industries pays $90K fine in gender discrimination case

After the Minnesota Department of Human Rights found the company refused to hire women, Villaume committed to reforms


11 more people charged in massive magazine scam plead guilty

In total, 63 people from across the U.S. were charged in what prosecutors called the "largest elder fraud scheme in the nation."

Alex Stalock

Wild goalie Alex Stalock claimed off waivers by Oilers

The South St. Paul native will be heading to Edmonton.

Mortensen becker-finn

Shakopee GOPer posts DFL lawmaker's personal cell number on Facebook

Rep. Erik Mortensen has been accused of 'doxxing' Twin Cities lawmaker Rep. Jamie Becker-Finn.

derek chauvin

Minneapolis scraps plan to pay 'influencers' to share information during Chauvin trial

The plan to pay influencers to share city-approved messages during the trials of the officers charged in George Floyd's death drew criticism.


Toddler called 911 and said 'baby' was dead, turned out to be her doll

We're checking into whether the doll is named 'Chucky.'

Target Center

NCAA Women's Final Four 2022 will be held in Minneapolis

The NCAA unveiled the logo for the 2022 Final Four on Monday.


As golf season approaches, book your round now at Dacotah Ridge GC

The stunning course is designed by world-renowned architect Rees Jones.


Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run in St. Paul Sunday evening

The incident occurred near the intersection of Phalen Boulevard and Atlantic Street.


2 killed in rollover crash in Shoreview

One of the victims was 21-year-old Analisa Leal.

Teenager tragically killed in fiery west-central Minnesota crash

Carter Overson attended West-Central Area High School.

Fatal crash under investigation in west-central Minnesota

Two vehicles and four people were involved in the crash.

6 killed in a deadly weekend on Minnesota roads

Three of the victims were motorcyclists.

19-year-old woman killed in crash on I-35W in Burnsville

She was one of 2 young adults to die on Minnesota roads in less than 12 hours.