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Traffic Incident in Aitkin County on July 5th

By Paul Vold paulvold93@gmail.com (7/8/19)

The Independence Day Holiday weekend was not short of incidents on the roads in the Lakes Area. 

Early Friday morning on July 5th, shortly before 7 o’clock, Aitkin County Sheriffs responded to a two-vehicle crash on Highway 65 at Goshawk Street, north of McGregor. A 2010 Chevy Camaro was southbound on Highway 65 was struck making a left turn onto Goshawk by a 2002 Ford pickup in the northbound lane. 

The driver of the Camaro, 75-year-old McGregor man, was airlifted to St Mary’s Hospital in Duluth for life threatening injuries. 71-year-old man from White Bear Lake was treated at the scene for non-life-threatening injuries.