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Three injured in fiery Becker County accident

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Three injured in fiery Becker County accident
Park Rapids Minnesota PO Box 111 56470

Three people were injured in a fiery head-on crash south of Highway 10 Sunday afternoon.

Becker County Sheriff Tim Gordon said the crash, on Becker County 5, occurred when a northbound Chevrolet van crossed the center line of the highway and struck a Dodge Dakota pickup head on. The pickup caught fire shortly after the crash..

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The pickup's occupants, identified as Christopher Lange and his 3-year-old son, of Hickson, N.D., were transported to St. Mary's Innovis Hospital in Detroit Lakes.

The van driver, Gregory Krutsinger, of Fargo, was airlifted to a Fargo hospital with non life-threatening injuries, Becker County Sheriff Tim Gordon said.

The accident is under investigation. Gordon said it did not appear to have been alcohol-related.

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