State Patrol Looking for Witnesses to Highway Fatality 06 Oct 17

The Minnesota State Patrol is looking for witnesses to an early morning traffic accident that killed one man and injured another.

Gregory Driscoll, 59, of East Grand Forks died at the scene, Kristopher Rittel, 53, of Grand Forks was injured in the accident just east of Crookston at the intersection of the Highway #75 by-pass and US Highway #2.

According to the initial report, officers believe the Driscoll car failed to yield, colliding in the intersection with a semi hauling groceries, the crash reported just before 5am Tuesday.

Authorities believe at least one other truck in the area witnessed the accident, and there may have been others and are asking anyone who saw the crash to contact the Thief River Falls Office of the State Patrol at 683-8410 during regular business hours, or Dispatch at 651-582-1341 twenty-four hours a day.