Early Morning Crash Results In Life-Threatening Injuries
Alcohol may have played a role in an early morning crash that sent a Naytahwaush man to the hospital. The crash happened near Highway 371 and Sautbine Road in Cass County shortly after 1:00 A.M.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Edward Walter Blomseth, 54, was traveling north on Highway 371 in a Chevrolet Cavalier when the vehicle lost control in a curve and slid into a tree. Blomseth sustained life-threatening injuries and was sent to Sanford Bemidji Hospital.
The State Patrol says that Blomseth was wearing a seatbelt and that alcohol played a factor in the crash. The road conditions were wet at the time of the incident.