FATAL CRASH IN CASS COUNTY

Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports a one vehicle crash on 26th Ave SW in Pine River Township. The vehicle left the roadway, flipped and rolled several times. A 16 year old female was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene. The 16 year old male driver was treated at the scene and then taken to a Brainerd hospital. Three other passengers, two 16-year-old males and one 16-year-old female suffered minor injuries. It is believed that speed was a factor, but alcohol does not appear to be involved. No names are being released due to the victim’s ages. crash remains under investigation by the Minnesota State Patrol.