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[Update] Two Killed in Crash Near Sandstone

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008 at 6:43 am

Crystal Wilcox, 23, of Aitkin and Gregory Anderson, 51, of Duluth have been identified as the two people killed in a Monday morning two vehicle accident near Sandstone.

The Minnesota State Patrol reports Wilcox was driving a 1999 Volkswagen Golf northbound on I-35 and began to change lanes, crossed the median sliding sideways and was broadsided by a 1994 Ford Truck driven by Anderson.

Wilcox was pronounced dead at the scene. Anderson was transported to the Pine Medical Center in Sandstone, but was unable to survive.

Authorities say Anderson was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash.

The crash happened a 1/4 of a mile from the Sandstone ramp. The Pine County Sheriff’s Office assisted at the scene. The crashed happened just after 7 a.m.

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