Sheriff: Not Using Seat Belt Resulted in “A Real Tragedy”
William Christen and Steve Fore, both 19, were not wearing their seat belts at the time of the crash, says Pine County Sheriff Mark Mansavage. The Pine County Sheriffs Department and Minnesota State Patrol are conducting the investigation into the Saturday morning crash that killed Christen and has left Fore in critical condition.
Mansavage talked about the crash Thursday on the WCMP Sheriff’s report.
Christen and Fore were both ejected from the vehicle, according to the initial investigation. A third man in the vehicle walked away from the crash, he was wearing his seatbelt.
Funeral Services for Christen will be held Saturday morning in Pine City.