Pine County Sheriffs Investigating Vehicle Death

Thursday, May 21st, 2009 at 11:28 am

The Pine County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a May 13th vehicle crash in Sandstone which claimed the life of an unidentified individual.

The preliminary investigation indicates the vehicle was occupied by four people when it left the road, struck a tree, and caught fire before 3 a.m at Badger Road.  Three people were able to get out of the vehicle, but a fourth was unable to escape.

The remains of the individual have been transported to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner for identification.

The Mille Lacs Tribal Police Department and Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are aiding in the investigation.

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