1 Dead in Fatal Crash on Highway 169

Crash happened around 7:45 a.m. Wednesday, November 23

The Minnesota State Patrol reports that one person is dead after a crash that happened on Highway 169, around 7:45 a.m. Wednesday morning.

According to the report by State Patrol, Nina Haaversen, 51, of Ely, was killed in the crash. Haaversen was driving a Toyota Camry westbound on Highway 169, just south of Ely.

Icy road conditions led to the collision with a Dodge Ram pick-up driven by Aaron Nickolson, 37, also of Ely.

Nickolson is reported to have sustained non-life threatening injuries.

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