One Dead in Highway 169 Crash

One person was killed after a crash on Highway 169 on Sunday. 

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a Chevy Astro van was traveling southbound on Highway 169 near Tower, when it collided with a Buick Lesabre that was turning from a parking lot to travel northbound on 169. 

The passenger in the Lesabre,  82-year-old Elaine Tuominen, was killed. 

Her husband, 82-year-old Carl Tuominen, was taken to Essentia Health-Virginia and treated for non-life threatening injuries. 

The driver of the Chevy Astro, 82-year-old Carol Mitchell, was also taken to Essentia Health-Virginia with non-life threatening injuries. 

The accident remains under investigation. 

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