June 6, 2013 | Volume 118, Issue No. 23

One arrested, one dead after crash

On June 1 at 5:42 p.m., the Carlton County Sheriff's Office, Minnesota State Patrol, Cloquet Police Department, Esko First Responders and Cloquet Ambulance responded to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Canosia Road and North Cloquet Road in Thomson Township.

A vehicle turning east onto North Cloquet Road was struck by a vehicle traveling north on Canosia Road at the intersection.

A 34-year-old female passenger in one of the vehicles was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of one vehicle was transported by ambulance to St. Luke's Hospital. The other was transported by helicopter to St. Mary's Hospital.

At approximately 1:30 p.m. June 3, Megan Dana Dickenson, age 25, of rural Esko was taken into custody by the Carlton County Sheriff’s Office. Charges of criminal vehicular operation are pending through the Carlton County Attorney’s Office.

The crash remains under investigation. Names will be released pending notification of family.

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