2 Dead, 5 Hospitalized in Crash Near Vermillion

Jared Lazer Photo: GoFundMe
Jared Lazer

June 20, 2018 01:27 PM

Two people are dead following a two-vehicle crash in Vermillion Saturday night.

According to the Dakota County Sheriff's Twitter, the accident occurred at 190th Street East and Goodwin Avenue outside of Vermillion.

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Witnesses reported a Ford F-150 driven by 36-year-old Jon Fontaine did not slow for the stop sign at 190th. The pickup truck collided with a Chevy Traverse driven by 33-year-old Jillayne Lazer.

Fontaine and Jillayne Lazer's passenger, her husband Jared Lazer, were pronounced dead at the scene, according to the sheriff's office. Fontaine's 12-year-old son was a passenger in his truck, and Jillayne and Jared's three children, ages 5, 5 and 2 were passengers in their vehicle.

Jillayne, Fontaine's son and the three Lazer children were transported to hospitals with non-life threatening injuries, the sheriff's office said.

A GoFundMe has been created for the Lazer family.

A GoFundMe has also been created for the Fontaine family.

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