One Person Airlifted to Hospital Following Pennington County Traffic Accident


The Pennington County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a weekend traffic accident that injured two people.

Sheriff’s officials say Mark Urie and Alexa Jones, were injured when their vehicle rolled Saturday afternoon on Center Street East; south of Highlanding, on the Mayfield / Deer Park Township line.

The report came in as a 911 call with Goodridge Fire and First Responders, the Oklee Ambulance Service and Red Lake County Deputies assisting Pennington County.
Mark Urie was transported to Sanford Regional Medical Center Thief River Falls.
Alexa Jones was Life-Flighted from the scene to Sanford Health in Fargo.

No condition report was immediately available.

The accident remains under investigation by Pennington County and the Minnesota State Patrol.


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