16-year-old dies in Silver Brook Township car accident

Road and weather conditions are believed to be factors in the accident

On Friday, November 18, 2016 around 12:15 p.m., Carlton County received the report of a two vehicle crash on County Road 1 near Leimer Road in Silver Brook Township.

A black Ford Taurus driven by 16-year-old Nathan Gould of Holyoke, was eastbound on a curve of County Road 1, when he lost control on the icy, snow covered roadway and collided with a westbound red Ford Escape driven by 29-year-old, Julie Jacobson of Moose Lake.

Gould was transported by ambulance to Essentia Health in Duluth, where he later succumbed to his injuries sustained in the crash.

Jacobson received minor injuries, her children 5 and 3 were in the vehicle as well and did not require medical attention.

Proper seat belt and child restraint systems were in place and utilized in both vehicles. Road and weather conditions are believed to be factors in the accident.

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