3 Year Old boy dies in 2 vehicle crash east of Frazee

3 Year Old boy dies in 2 vehicle crash east of Frazee Click to Enlarge

The Becker County Sheriff’s Office reports that a 3 year-old boy has died after a two vehicle crash about 14 miles east of Frazee in Evergreen Township.

Around 4:08 Saturday afternoon, the sheriff’s office received a report of a crash on County Road.151, near the intersection of 440th Avenue in Evergreen Township.

A pickup truck, driven by Kristopher Lee Engle, age 34, of Frazee, was eastbound on 151 when it struck an SUV, driven by Chad Raymond Bladow, age 29 of Lake Park. After the collision, Engle’s vehicle left the road and rolled after entering the north ditch.

Engle and three occupants were transported with unknown injuries. Two were taken by ambulance to Essentia- St. Mary’s Hospital in Detroit Lakes, and two were airlifted to a Fargo Hospital.

After emergency responders performed life saving measures, a fifth passenger in Engel’s vehicle, a three-year-old boy, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The occupants of Bladow’s vehicle were treated at the scene.

All other names are being withheld until further notification of family;the incident remains under investigation.

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