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Saturday, May 25, 2024

Mt. Lake woman dies in accident

A 39-year-old Mt. Lake woman has died as a result of injuries sustained in an accident Saturday morning while she was jogging north of Mt. Lake.

According to the Cottonwood County Sheriff’s Office, dispatch received a report of a vehicle striking a pedestrian at 8:18 a.m. Saturday morning.

The accident took place on Cottonwood County Road 3, about 1-1/2 miles east of County Road 2.

A 2018 Chevy, driven by a 25-year-old male from Bingham Lake, was eastbound on County Road 3. When the vehicle came to the crest of a hill, it struck the woman, who was jogging with another person at the time. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Sheriff’s Department was assisted at the scene by the Mt. Lake Police Department, Fire Department and Ambulance, Minnesota State Patrol and Cottonwood County Highway Department.

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