Deer River, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- One person is dead after a fatal car crash yesterday afternoon on Highway 2 near Deer River.
Roger E. Beaman, 81, of Hibbing, MN died in the car crash after his 2005 Dodge Caravan crossed the center median on Highway 2 into oncoming traffic and then came to rest against some trees.
Beaman's wife, Ardis L. Beaman, 79, sustained no visible injuries.
Both passengers were wearing seat belts, however no airbag deployed during the crash.
Authorities are still investigating the crash.
Deer River Police Department and the Itasca County Sheriff's Department all responded to the accident.
Posted to the web by Krista Burns