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1 dead, 2 injured in single-car crash near Eveleth

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Published: Nov. 29, 2021 at 10:54 PM CST
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EVELETH, MN. (KBJR) -- UPDATE: One person died in a car crash Monday on Highway 53 south of Eveleth.

It happened around 4 p.m. Monday at Highway 53 and Anchor Lake Road.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the car was driving northbound on Highway 53 when it lost control on the icy road and crossed the median into the southbound lane.

Stanley Erkkila, 75, of Eveleth died.

Two others have non-life-threatening injuries.

The state patrol reports snowy and icy road conditions at the time of the crash.

EVELETH, MN. (KBJR) - Slick roads may be to blame for a deadly crash on Highway 53.

It happened around 4 p.m. Monday at Highway 53 and Anchor Lake Road, south of Eveleth.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, at least one person died in the crash.

No word on how many people or vehicles were involved.

According to MnDOT, the road was snow-covered at the time.

We’ll bring you more info as it’s made available.

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