Two Harbors Man Dies in Highway 61 Crash

December 22, 2017 10:47 PM

The Lake County Sheriff's Office says a Two Harbors man died in a crash on Highway 61 Friday morning.

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The head-on crash happened just north of Two Harbors at about 7 a.m. The name of the 39-year-old man was released on Friday afternoon. He's been identified as Jason Paul Wilkes.

The cause of the crash was not immediately known. The Minnesota State Patrol is assisting the sheriff's office in the investigation. Two Harbors Police and Fire and Lake County Ambulance also assisted at the scene.

The State Patrol said Highway 61 north of Two Harbors was partially covered with snow at the time of the crash.


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