June 08, 2018 03:42 PM
One person is dead and another has life-threatening injuries after a wrong-way crash in Itasca County Thursday evening.
According to the State Patrol, 66-year-old Patricia Elizabeth Francois was driving westbound on Highway 2 west of Jess Harry Road when she crossed the center line at approximately 60 mph. Francois' vehicle struck a van driven by 60-year-old Peter Linden Boyd.
Francois died at the scene, State Patrol said. Boyd was transported to a local hospital and was later airlifted to St. Mary's Hospital in Duluth.
Both drivers were wearing seat belts, according to State Patrol, and alcohol is not believed to be a factor.
Updated: June 08, 2018 03:42 PM
Created: June 08, 2018 03:14 PM
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