UPDATE: Names Released In Fatal Stearns County Crash
BROOTEN -- Authorities have released the names of the individuals hurt in a two car crash near Brooten Wednesday afternoon.
Sheriff Don Gudmundson says 16-year-old Kassie Dillion was driving a Dodge Neon south on County Road 18 when a Pontiac Grand Prix, driven by 42-year-old Christopher Ziemer of Belgrade, went through a stop sign and struck the Neon broadside.
Dillion was pronounced dead at the scene. Her passenger, 20-year-old Justin Cumberbatch of Alexandria, was taken to Glacial Ridge Hospital before being air lifted to St. Cloud Hospital with serious injuries.
Ziemer was also air lifted to St. Cloud Hospital with serious injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.