Fatal Car Accident on Iron Range

By KBJR News 1

August 27, 2011 Updated Aug 28, 2011 at 1:38 PM CDT

Cook, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) -According to the Minnesota State Patrol one of the vehicles was traveling southbound on highway 53 north of Cook when it crossed the other lane and went on to the shoulder.

A vehicle coming the other direction swerved to avoid the car but they collided head on.

According to authorities 81-year-old Antoinette Lincoln of Romeoville, Illinois was a passenger in one of the vehicles and died in the accident.

The driver of Lincoln's vehicle received non life threatening injuries, while the driver of the other car, identified as Joann Knutson of Cook, was listed in critical condition.