Int'l Falls man expected to face charges in one-car crash near Tower

By KBJR News 1

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Int'l Falls man expected to face charges in one-car crash near Tower

August 2, 2014 Updated Aug 2, 2014 at 8:27 PM CDT

Tower, MN (NNCNOW.com) - An International Falls man is expected to face several alcohol related offense charges after authorities say he caused a one–car accident near Tower which injured a passenger late Friday night.

The crash occurred at the junction of Highway 77 and Lake Vermillion Reservation Road, near Tower, just after 11 Friday night.

According to Saint Louis County Sheriff's Office Sergeant James McKenzie, the 40–year–old man behind the wheel was arrested at the scene. He's being held at the Saint Louis County Jail in Virginia pending charges.

A 43–year–old female passenger, also from International Falls, was injured in the crash and treated at the Virginia Regional Medical Center.

The Bois Forte and Breitung Township police departments also responded to the crash.

Billy Wagness
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