Semi goes through building after crash in Shooks

A Canadian man was injured after the semi truck he was driving went through a building in Shooks Tuesday evening.

The Minnesota State Patrol says 64-year-old Russell Jolly of Winnipeg was southbound on Highway 72 in a Peterbuilt Semi when he failed to stop at the Highway 1 intersection, leaving the road and going through the building.

Jolly was treated at the scene for non-life threatening injuries.

The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office, Blackduck Police Department and Ambulance, and Kelliher First Responders 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 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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