Fatal Accident


A fatal motor vehicle accident occurred yesterday afternoon (11-6-19) at 4:22 in Marshall County at the intersection of Highway 219 near 340th Avenue Northeast which is about 9 miles west of Grygla. In the accident, A Nissan Frontier, driven by Kevin McCormick, age 58,  of Alexandria was southbound on Highway 219. The Frontier entered a curve in the roadway and crossed over the center line and collided with a Jeep Cherokee driven by Samantha Lunsetter, age 43, of Gatzke which was northbound at the time. Both parties were airlifted from the scene is serious life-threatening condition. Kevin McCormick later died at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks. Samantha Lunsetter was brought to Sanford Hospital in Fargo, North Dakota-her condition is listed as fair.
The accident called for the services of the Minnesota State Patrol, the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office, Thief River Falls EMS/Rescue and Sanford Aircare.


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