The Minnesota State Patrol was called to a two-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon 1 mile south of Karlstad.
The call came in at 3:25 pm and involved a 2010 Chevrolet Equinox-driven by Maxine Clara Holmstrom, age 82 of Strandquist,-which was northbound on Highway 59 at the same time as 1975 Kenworth semi-driven by Mitchell Scott Emery, age 24 of Bagley-was southbound on Highway 59. The Equinox crossed into the southbound lane and struck the Kenworth.
Maxine Holmstrom’s injuries were not documented however the report says she was not wearing a seatbelt and was transported to Sanford Health in Thief River Falls.
The driver of the semi, who was wearing a seatbelt. did not sustain any injuries.