Cass Lake woman killed in crash

A 34-year-old Cass Lake woman was killed Friday night in a rural Cass County crash.

Deputies from the Cass County Sheriff’s Office and other first responders arrived at 140th St. NW in Wilkinson Township and found a Chevy Impala that struck a tree.

The woman, who has not yet been identified, was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene in rural Cass Lake just before midnight Friday.

An autopsy is scheduled with the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office and the crash remains under investigation.

The Leech Lake Tribal Police Department, Minnesota State Patrol, Leech Lake Ambulance and the Cass Lake Fire Department assisted at the scene.

Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north-central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment, and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji and enjoys spending her spare time with her son Logan, daughter Brigid, and pets Vincent and Piper. She also loves reading, Star Trek, and gardening... badly.

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