8-year-old in Serious Condition, 2 Others Injured in St. Louis County Crash

Updated: 08/09/2014 3:16 PM
Created: 08/09/2014 10:12 AM

Two vehicles caught fire after an accident in Clinton Township around 8:15 p.m. Friday night.

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Department received a report of a two vehicle personal injury accident at the intersection of Admiral Road and Iron Junction Road. 

Rebekah Carter, 28, of Iron, Minn. was air lifted from the scene to St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth. Hospital staff there could not confirm that she was still a patient on Saturday.

An 8-year-old girl, Kylie Carter, was transported by ambulance to University Medical Center Mesabi in Hibbing and then airlifted to St. Mary's Hospital in Duluth. Hospital staff said Saturday that she is in serious condition.

A 17-year-old boy, Samuel Stanisich, was transported by ambulance to the University Medical Center Mesabi in Hibbing. Hospital staff there declined to release his condition.

The accident remains under investigation by the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office and Minnesota State Patrol.

Front Page

  • Police: Search Warrant Executed, 5 Children in Protective Custody

    Duluth Police executed a search warrant at a Windwood Townhomes residence on Monday morning. Police said five children were taken into custody. They said they found a handgun and about a pound of marijuana at the residence.

  • Saint Louis County Board Forum Gets Heated

    There were some tense moments during a candidate forum for the Saint Louis County Board Monday. Two sets of candidates answered some tough questions during the forum set up by the Duluth News Tribune. In District One, Jim Booth is challenging incumbent Frank Jewell. Former state legislator Tom Rukavina and Christina Hujanen are fighting for the District Four seat.

  • Terry Wayne Richards Grand Rapids Man Charged in Wife's Overdose Death

    Prosecutors have charged a Grand Rapids man with murder in his wife's drug overdose death. Terry Wayne Richards, 49, appeared in Itasca County court Monday on a third-degree murder charge.

  • Dayton Directs Changes in Child Protection System

    Minnesota's central social service agency will conduct random screenings of child protection decisions made by county officials who receive allegations of abuse.

  • Gaming Revenue to Play Big Part in Vikings Stadium Funding

    Charitable gaming is expected to generate more than 25 percent of the revenue the state to pay for the new Vikings stadium even though electronic pulltabs haven't been the boon Minnesota was anticipating.