Duluth teen killed in Lake County crashAn 18-year-old Duluth woman died Saturday morning after a single-vehicle crash in Lake County.
By: News Tribune staff, Duluth News Tribune
An 18-year-old Duluth woman died Saturday morning after a single-vehicle crash in Lake County.
The Lake County Sheriff’s Office received a report of the crash on the Drummond Grade near Stewart Lake, about 10 miles northwest of Two Harbors, from a passing motorist at 7:47 a.m. Saturday. The sheriff’s office reported that the victim’s vehicle was traveling south when it left the roadway along a steep embankment and hit several trees.
The victim — the only occupant of the vehicle — was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Her name has not yet been released pending notification of family.
The crash remains under investigation, the sheriff’s office reported Sunday evening.