Two People Seriously Injured in Cass County Single Vehicle Crash
CASS COUNTY, Minn. – Authorities in Cass County say two people were seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash Sunday evening.
According to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to reports around 4:37 p.m. Sunday of a motor vehicle crash with injuries on County Road 5 in Birch Lake Township in rural Hackensack.
When deputies and first responders arrived at the scene they found a 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe that had left the roadway striking a tree.
The driver, 61-year-old Joseph Manley from Hackensack, and a passenger, 61-year-old Wendy Manley also from Hackensack, were pinned in the vehicle.
Authorities say the victims were extracted from the Tahoe and were transported via helicopter to a St. Cloud hospital with serious injuries.
An investigation into the crash is ongoing.