Car crash

Intersection of 250th Ave. and Rainbow St. 


Kathleen Kaye Johnstone of Mora died in a motor vehicle crash Monday, June 3 at the intersection of 250th Ave. and Rainbow Street in Kanabec County. 

According to Kanabec County Sheriff’s Office press release, at approximately 11:47 a.m. Johnstone was driving eastbound on 250th Ave. in a 2003 Chevrolet Impala. 

At the intersection, the Impala was struck in the driver’s side by a 2004 Chrysler Town and Country van traveling southbound on Rainbow St. The van was driven by Dewayne Edward Huntington of Hinckley. 

Johnstone was pronounced dead at the scene. Huntington was taken to FirstLight Health System hospital in Mora before being transferred to a metro trauma center. 

Kanabec County First Responders, the Mora Area Fire Department, FirstLight ambulance, Minnesota State Patrol and Kanabec County Sheriff’s deputies all responded to the scene. The crash is being investigated by the Kanabec County Sheriff’s Office with the assistance of the Minnesota State Patrol.

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