One Dead in Cass County Accident

By KBJR News 1

January 28, 2012 Updated Jan 28, 2012 at 11:46 PM CDT

It happened around 9:30 Friday night.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a semi truck was traveling east on Highway 2 when a vehicle tried to pass the semi on the right.

The vehicle then tried to turn left in front of the semi.

Both vehicles went into the ditch.

38 year old Brian Northbird of Cass Lake was the driver of the vehicle that tried to pass the semi...he was killed as a result of the accident.

The Cass County Sheriff Department, the Cass Lake Fire Department, the Leech Lake Tribal Police Department at the Leech Lake Ambulance Service all assisted with the accident.