Two-Vehicle Accident Claims Life In Polk County

Saturday, March 16th, 2013 at 10:57 am

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has reported that a two vehicle crash took place early Friday Morning on State Highway 78 near Eureka Township.

Deputies state the driver of a 1998 Buick Regal was traveling southbound when the operator lost control on snow covered roads, causing the car to veer into the northbound lane. The vehicle struck a 2005 Toyota Siena van, carrying 3 children and mother Tracy Mattson. Occupants of the Mattson vehicle were transported to the St.Croix Regional Medical Center.

The driver of the Buick Regal was pronounced deceased on the scene. The name of the deceased is being withheld pending family notification.

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