POLK COUNTY — A two-vehicle crash in Polk County has resulted in a fatality, according to a press release from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.

(Press Release) — On Saturday, November 9, 2019, at approximately 9:03 a.m., the Polk County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a two vehicle traffic accident on State Highway 87 near 210th Avenue. Deputies and emergency medical personnel responded to the scene.

The drivers of both vehicles were transported by ambulance to St. Croix Regional Medical Center for injuries received in the accident.

One of the drivers was subsequently airlifted to Regions Hospital in St. Paul. The driver transported to Regions Hospital was pronounced deceased at Regions Hospital. The deceased driver is identified as E Lor of St. Paul, Minnesota.

The second driver was treated for injuries and released.

According to the preliminary investigation, the accident appears to be related to icy road conditions.

The accident is being investigated by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office.

Per Polk County Sheriff's Office

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