On July 19 at approximately 1:35 p.m., a 911 caller reported a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of County Road 4 and County Road 5 in Blackhoof Township.
Carlton County Sheriff's Office deputies, the Minnesota State Patrol, Blackhoof Fire Department, Carlton Fire and Ambulance, and Cloquet Ambulance responded to the accident.
The accident involved two vehicles. The driver of one vehicle, Randall Fred Palmi, 42 of Barnum, was transported via ambulance to St. Mary's Hospital for treatment. The driver of the other vehicle, Todd Richard Nelson, 44 of Carlton, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The cause of the accident is currently under investigation by the Minnesota State Patrol and the Carlton County Sheriff's Office.