16-year-old dies in single-vehicle crash in Stearns County

A 16-year-old girl died after a single-vehicle crash in Stearns County.

On July 1 at 1 p.m., the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center responded to a 911 call about a single-vehicle crash on County Road 9 and 260th Street in Munson Township.

The vehicle, a 2004 Pontiac Grand Am, was driven by Kailey James, 16, of Richmond. James appeared to be traveling northbound on County Road 9 when the road began to curve towards the left and the vehicle proceeded off the right side of the roadway. James was the sole occupant of the vehicle and was pronounced deceased on the scene, said police.

The crash remains under investigation.