[Update] Two Killed in North Branch Accident: Names Released
Names of the three individuals involved in a Friday morning crash east of North Branch have been released. Roxann Vacek, 37, and her 15-year-old son, Dylan Cornell were killed. Both of the victims were residents of Harris, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
The accident occurred on Highway 95 at Sunrise Road around 8:30 a.m. According to the report from the State Patrol, Vacek was driving a GMC SUV southbound on Chisago County Road 9 (Sunrise Road). She ignored a stop sign and struck a semi-tractor trailer, driven by Alan Moulzolf, 61, of Pierz, who was traveling westbound on Highway 95. Vacek was ejected from the vehicle. Both she and her son were pronounced dead at the scene.
Moulzolf was not injured.
The Chisago County Sheriff’s Department, North Branch Police Department, and Minnesota State Patrol responded to the scene.