Authorities Identify Victims of Fatal Crash in Carlton County
Victims of Fatal Crash Identified in Carlton Co.
Authorities have released the names of the two drivers killed in a fatal crash in Carlton County.
They say 32-year-old Joshua Padgett of Carlton and 56-year-old Karen Johnson of Esko were killed in the crash.
Their cars collided head on around 8:30 Tuesday morning on Highway 45 between Carlton and Scanlon.
The Minnesota State Patrol says a car traveling south crossed the center line and hit the northbound car head-on.
A five year old had in the southbound car had non-life threatening injuries and a three year old in the same car had serious injuries.
Officials are still investigating the crash.