Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports that on Monday September 5th around 4:48 a.m., the Cass County Sheriff's Office received a report of a single vehicle crash on County Road #8 in Gould Township, south of Federal Dam, Minnesota.
Upon arrival, Deputies and responders learned that a Ford Winstar van had left the roadway striking several trees.
The driver of the van, Tracy Gale, 49, of Federal Dam was pronounced dead at the scene.
Additionally, four juveniles were transported to Bemidji Sanford Hospital and one juvenile female was transported to the Deer River Hospital and to a Duluth Hospital for serious injuries.
The crash remains under investigation at this time.
Assisting on scene was North Ambulance, Remer Ambulance, Deer River Ambulance, Federal Dam Responders, Longville Fire Department, and Leech Lake Tribal Police Department.