Woman dies in Midway Township crash, 2 others injured
MIDWAY TOWNSHIP, MN -- A woman died and two others were hospitalized after a t-bone crash in Midway Township Friday morning.
According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened near the intersection of South Ugstad Road and Ugstad Junction around 8:50 a.m.
Authorities say Leah Sarko, 48, of Midway Township, and an 11-year-old boy were headed east on Ugstad Junction.
As Sarko turned north onto Ugstad Road, a vehicle, driven by Jesse Kowalczak, 18, of Midway Township, T-boned Sarko’s vehicle.
Sarko died following the crash.
Her 11-year-old passenger and Kowalczak were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
According to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office, heavy fog in the area and speed appear to be contributing factors.
The crash is under investigation.
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