UPDATE: Bemidji Man Dies From Injuries Following Two-Vehicle Crash
2nd UPDATE: The Minnesota State Patrol is now reporting that as of 6:04 PM, James Edward Olson, 64, of Bemidji has died as a result of the crash. Olson was previously reported as having suffered life-threatening injuries in the two-vehicle crash.
A little before 4:00 p.m. yesterday, a 1998 Chevy 1500 pick up truck was traveling southbound on Parkers Lake Road in Turtle River Township when a 2017 Mack Dump Truck was traveling westbound on Birchmont Beach Road. The pickup truck who was driven by James Edward Olson, 64, of Bemidji, entered the intersection and was hit by the dump truck.
Olson was not wearing his seat belt. The driver of the dump truck was wearing his seat belt and no medical attention was needed.