Single Vehicle Accident Saturday 04 Sep 17

Two people were taken to area hospitals following a one vehicle accident Saturday morning in Lee Township in Beltrami County.

The State Patrol reports shortly after 7am a 2007 Chevy Tahoe driven by 36 year old Jessica Ann Byklum was traveling down a long driveway to the highway.  As the vehicle quickly approached Highway 89 in dense fog, the driver was unable to stop in time, crossed the highway and went into the ditch on the opposite side of the road.

One of her passengers, 61 year old Marilou Diane Byklum was taken to Altru Hospital in Grand Forks; another passenger, 58 year old Edwin Edward Yager, was taken to Sanford Health in Thief River Falls.  Both passengers were being treated for non-life threatening injuries.  All occupants of the vehicle are from Grygla. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office assisted at the accident.