DEERWOOD - Semi drivers from Cloquet and Poplar were involved in a fatal semi crash near Deerwood. The crash happened Thursday on County Road 12 when a vehicle heading west crossed the centerline and claimed the life of 53 year old Raymond Richard of Merrifield, Minnesota.
Two semis were coming towards the Ford Ranger and the first one broadsided it.
The semi driven by a Cloquet man then went into a ditch, but he was uninjured.
A 50 year old Poplar, Wisconsin man driving the second semi then hit a trailer attached to truck, but he was uninjured.
Authorities say roads were icy at the time of the crash.