Fatality Reported in Cass County Accident


One person is dead, other injuries are reported after a two vehicle accident in last night near Brainerd.

Officials say Sandra Leyde, 73, of Cushing died on an icy stretch of road last night in Cass County.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Ronald Leyde, 82, lost control of the 2010 Honda Civic he was driving while on snow-covered road, crossing the center-line and striking 2013 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Adam Fulton, 40, of Pillager.
Leyde, and a passenger in his car, Shaun Leyde, 39, also of Cushing were taken to Brainerd Hospital with injuries officers at the scene describe as non-life threatening.

Fulton also suffered non-life threatening injuries. Two children in the Fulton truck suffered no apparent injuries.

Officials say all occupants in both vehicles were wearing seat-belts at the time of the accident reported last night just after 5 PM.


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