Mason Powell Car Accident: Victim identified in fatal 3-vehicle crash in Polk County; Several injured.
A three-car accident in Polk County on Saturday afternoon killed one person and hurt a lot of other people.
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office said the crash happened around 3 p.m. Saturday on Highway 65 north of 28th Avenue in the Town of Alden, which is about eight miles southwest of Amery.
A news release says that officials first heard about the crash at 2:56 p.m. Investigators said that a car going north on Highway 65 was going too fast and lost control when it went over a hill, crossed the center line, and hit two cars going south. Five people were in the car going north, and when it crashed, three of them were thrown out. One of the three was pronounced dead at the scene, and the other two were taken by helicopter to hospitals with serious injuries. The Sheriff’s Office says that people in the two southbound cars had minor to moderate injuries, but they did not say how many.
Investigations are ongoing.