Iron Range Volunteer Fireman Killed in Car Accident
HIBBING, Minn. – The Hibbing Police and Fire Departments responded to the report of a one vehicle accident in the late morning hours of Monday, March 27.
The accident occurred on County Road 5 near Cummings Road, and was initially reported that one vehilce had struck a tree and smoke was emanating beneath the vehicle.
When responders arrived on scene, a lone, male occupant was located in the vehicle. Due to his injuries, he was extricated from the vehicle and airlifted to a Duluth hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
The male was identified as Everett Wendell Beach of Zim, Minnesota. Beach was a volunteer firefighter with the McDavitt Fire Department.
The department posted on their Facebook page, “Our hearts go out to the family of one of our fire fighters. He tragically lost his life yesterday in a car accident.”