Fatal crash on Hwy 61
One dead, two injured in Collision
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One person is dead following a head on collision on Highway 61 Saturday evening.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol a Honda Civic traveling northbound in the southbound lanes struck a Nissan Maxima head on.
The crash occurred near Salaka Road just before 11:00 p.m.
The deceased driver is 63-year-old Philip Bergerson of Bonita Springs, Florida.
The occupants of the other vehicle involved in the accident 20-year-old Cole Dreschler and 19-year-old Sarah Buscher, both of Cloquet, sustained injuries.
Dreschler’s injuries are described as serious.
Authorities said Buscher’s injuries are non-life threatening.