Jan 13, 2013 at 9:57 am
CASS LAKE, Minn. (KNSI) The State Patrol says three people from a Mississippi family were killed and another is in critical condition following a single vehicle accident in Cass County, Minnesota.
A pickup was eastbound on U.S. Highway 2, nine miles east of Cass Lake. The driver lost control and the pickup left the road, hit some trees and a stump, rolled, and then came to rest on its roof.
Three passengers in the pickup were killed--27 year-old Catherine Statham, three year-old Jeremiah Statham and one year-old Emma Statham.
The driver--28 year-old Jeremiah Statham--is in critical condition in a Duluth hospital.
The family is from Foxworth, Mississippi.
The accident was reported just after 5:30 Saturday evening.
The Patrol says the highway was icy at the time of the crash.
Temp: 16°F (-9°C)
Wind: 21 W
Weather: light snow