Laporte man seriously injured in Saturday morning crash

A Laporte man was seriously injured in an impaired driver-related crash early Saturday morning in Cass County.

The state patrol says 35-year-old Celeste Davis was northbound on Highway 371 in Shingobee Township when she crossed the centerline with a GMC Yukon and collided head-on with a southbound Kia Forte.

Twenty-one-year-old Elliot Davis of Laporte was driving the Kia, and was treated for non-life-threatening injuries at Sanford Fargo.

His passenger, 57-year-old Allen Davis of Laporte, was transported to Fargo for life-threatening injuries.

Celeste Davis was taken to Sanford Bemidji for non-life-threatening injuries.

Officials believe she was under the influence of drugs at the time of the crash, which was just before 5 a.m. Saturday.


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 all the beats in north-central Minnesota, such as local government, crime, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University.


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