MN Man Corey Wuori ID’d As DUI Driver In Monday Walker Crash That Killed Ginger Stewart

CASS COUNTY, MN. (THECOUNT) — Corey Wuori, of Walker, Minnesota, has been identified as the suspected DUI driver in a fatal two-vehicle crash Monday in Cass County.

Virginia Stewart, 53, of Longville, Minnesota, was killed in the collision near Turtle Lake Township Monday afternoon.

According to reports, Wuori, 39, was operating a Chevy Silverado pickup truck on State Highway 200 near 44th Ave in Walker, when the vehicle came into head-on contact with a Hyundai Tucson, operated by Stewart around 1 p.m. Monday.

Stewart was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

Wuori’s passenger, Lavae Oothoudt, who was ejected from the vehicle during the crash, was transported to an area hospital with unknown critical injuries.

Wuori was transported with non-critical injuries.

Officials say, alcohol was later detected in Wuori’s system.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Cass County is a county in the central part of the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 28,567. Its county seat is Walker. The county was formed in 1851, and was organized in 1897. Cass County is included in the Brainerd, MN Micropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

MN Teen Raquel ‘Rocky’ Stutsman ID’d As Victim In Saturday Le Sueur Fatal Vehicle Crash

LE SUEUR COUNTY, MN. (THECOUNT) — Raquel Elizabeth Stutsman, of Le Sueur, Minnesota, has been identified as the victim in a Saturday afternoon vehicle crash in Le Sueur County.

Stutsman, 19, was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Kasota Township Saturday afternoon.

According to reports, Stutsman was operating a vehicle on CR-23/ Ottawa Road in Le Sueur, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 2:50 p.m. Saturday. The vehicle then came into contact with a grouping of trees.

Stutsman was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

Family and friends took to Facebook to remember the beloved teen:

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Le Sueur County is a county located in the south central portion of the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 27,703. Its county seat is Le Center. Le Sueur County is part of the Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.

MN Couple Jerry & Sharon McDowell ID’d As Victim In Sunday Pine County Double-Fatal Motorcycle Collision

PINE COUNTY, MN. (THECOUNT) — Jerry and Sharon McDowell, of Pine City, Minnesota, have been identified as the victims in a double-fatal motorcycle collision in Pine County Sunday afternoon.

Jerry McDowell, 66, and 61-year-old Sharon, were both killed Sunday in a motorcycle crash involving a teen driver near Clover Township.

According to reports, Jerry was operating a motorcycle with Sharon as his passenger on Highway 48, when the bike was rear-ended by a teenage pickup truck driver Sunday afternoon.

The McDowell’s were thrown from the bike during the collision and pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.

The teen was not injured.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Pine County is a county in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 29,750. Its county seat is Pine City. The county was formed in 1856 and organized in 1872. A portion of the Mille Lacs Indian Reservation is in Pine County – Wikipedia.

MN Man Michael Mccauley ID’d As Victim In Wednesday Morning Fatal East Bethel Motorcycle Collision

ANOKA COUNTY, MN. (THECOUNT) — Michael Thomas Mccauley, of East Bethel, Minnesota, has been identified as the victim in a motorcycle collision Wednesday morning in Anoka County.

Mccauley, 63, was operating a motorcycle when he was killed in a collision with a pickup truck Wednesday morning near East Bethel.

According to reports, Mccauley was operating a motorcycle on Hwy 65 near Viking Boulevard Northeast in East Bethel, when the bike came into contact with a flatbed pickup truck hauling a trailer Wednesday morning.

McCauley was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The pickup operator 65-year-old Stephen E. Notsch, of Big Lake, Minn., was not injured in the collision.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Anoka County is the fourth-most-populous county in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 United States census, the population was 339,534 – Wikipedia.

MN Man Keith Perrault ID’d As Victim In Thursday Night Heikkala Lake Fatal Motorcycle Crash

SAINT LOUIS COUNTY, MN. (THECOUNT) — Keith Allan Perrault, of Eveleth, Minnesota, has been identified as the victim in a Thursday night fatal motorcycle crash in Saint Louis County.

Perrault, 60, was killed in a single-motorcycle crash near Fayal Township Thursday night.

According to reports, Perrault was operating a Yamaha motorcycle on US-53 near Co Rd 16 in Heikkala Lake, when for unknown reasons, the bike crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 8 p.m. Thursday. The motorcycle then rolled over.

Perrault, who was ejected from his bike, was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the wreck remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: St. Louis County is a county located in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 200,226. Its county seat is Duluth. It is the largest county in Minnesota, and the largest in the United States east of the Mississippi River – Wikipedia.

Missing MN Woman Maria Fury Found Dead In Maple Grove Home Saturday

HENNEPIN COUNTY, MN. (THECOUNT) — Missing Maple Grove woman, Maria Fury, has been located deceased inside a Hennepin County, Minnesota home on Saturday.

Fury, 28, was reported missing Thursday evening in Maple Grove.

According to officials, Fury was reported missing on Thursday after she departed her residence, located in the the 11700 block of Red Fox Drive and hadn’t been seen since.

On April 30, the Maple Grove Police Department received a report at about 6:13 p.m. of a missing person near Eagle Lake and Pike Lake on the 11700 block of Red Fox Drive.

No cause of death was provided as of Saturday morning.

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Geo quick facts: Hennepin County is a county in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 census the population was 1,152,425. It is the most populous county in Minnesota and the 32nd-most populous county in the United States; more than one in five Minnesotans live in Hennepin County – Wikipedia.

MN ‘Press Bar & Parlor’ Completely Destroyed In Overnight St Cloud Blaze

ST. CLOUD, MN. (THECOUNT) — Popular downtown St. Cloud, Minnesota watering hole, Press Bar and Parlor, burned down and is likely a total loss after a fire early Monday morning.

Firefighters responded around 2:40 a.m. to reports of a structure fire at 502 W St Germain St in St Cloud, MN. When they arrived, first responders found the building fully engulfed.

Firefighters were forced to fight the blaze defensively from the outside because it was too hot to enter the building when they arrived.

No injuries have been reported, but firefighters have not been able to search the building yet, reports FOX9.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Geo quick facts: St. Cloud is a city in the U.S. state of Minnesota and the largest population center in the state’s central region. Its population is 68,043 according to the 2018 US census estimates, making it Minnesota’s tenth largest city – Wikipedia.

Vikings HOF DE Chris Doleman Dead At 58

MINNEAPOLIS, MN. (THECOUNT) — Chris Doleman, an NFL Hall of Fame defensive end for 15 seasons, has died. He was 58.

The Minnesota Vikings and Pro Football Hall of Fame president and CEO David Baker offered their condolences in separate statements late Tuesday night.

There was no word on the timing of Doleman’s death, but he had surgery in January 2018 to remove a brain tumor and Baker said he passed away “after a prolonged and courageous battle against cancer,” reports CBSLOCAL.

“I had the honor of getting to know him not only as a great football player but an outstanding human being,” Baker said. “One of the honors of my life was witnessing Chris get baptized in the Jordan River during a Hall of Fame trip to Israel. The legacy of Chris Doleman will live forever in Canton, Ohio, for generations to learn from how he lived a life of courage and character.”

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Dylan John Bennett Son Of Murdered NFL Couple Captured In Cancun Mexico Saturday

LONG PRAIRIE, MN. (THECOUNT) — Dylan John Bennett, the son of a former NFL lineman Barry Bennett and his wife, Carol, was taken into custody on murder charges in Mexico on the Minnesota shooting deaths of both his parents.

Bennett, 22, was arrested on second degree murder charges at a hotel Saturday in Cancun.

The bodies of 63-year-old Barry Bennett and his wife, Carol, (age not provided,) were found shot dead Wednesday inside their home in Long Prairie, northwest of Minneapolis.

Their deaths were ruled homicide from gunshots.

Authorities say Bennett had contacted County Sheriff Steve Och earlier in the day to say that he would turn himself in to the FBI. But a sheriff’s office statement said the arrest by Mexican authorities came before the information could be communicated to them, reports WashingtonTimes.

“The FBI is taking him into custody now and will transport him to Minnesota in the coming days,” the statement said.

A criminal complaint says Dylan Bennett’s car was at the scene with an empty box for a 9 mm handgun inside, along with ammunition.

Investigators believe the Bennetts were killed Monday. The complaint said Carol Bennett, who would’ve been 64 on Thursday, was shot multiple times in the back and torso. Barry Bennett, 63, was shot multiple times in the torso and head.

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Geo quick facts: Long Prairie is a city in Todd County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 3,458 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat – Wikipedia.

MN 6-Year-Old Girl Dies In Fire At Minneapolis Walmart Tuesday

MINNEAPOLIS, MN. (THECOUNT) — Ty’rah White died and her sister hospitalized with critical injuries after a van caught fire in the Minneapolis, Minnesota parking lot of a Walmart Tuesday. The initial fire ended up consuming several other nearby vehicles.

White, 6, and her 9-year-old sister, Taraji, were in a vehicle parked next to the van when the fire started around 7:15 a.m., according to the Star Tribune. They were rushed to an area hospital where Ty’rah died Tuesday night.

Taraji remains in critical condition Wednesday.

Roberto Hipolito, 70, of Long Beach, CA, faces charges of manslaughter, and negligent fire after the blaze spread to two vehicles on both sides of his van.

Police said the girls’ mother left them for about 45 minutes to an hour in a transit van she uses for work.

Fridley police suspect the blaze may have been caused by a camp stove in the van.

A GoFundMe describes Ty’rah as a lovable, beautiful girl who was best friends with her sister and brother, Terrell, who was away on a trip that day, reports Fox59.

Geo quick facts: Minneapolis is a major city in Minnesota that forms “Twin Cities” with the neighboring state capital of St. Paul. Bisected by the Mississippi River, it’s known for its parks and lakes. Minneapolis is also home to many cultural landmarks like the Walker Art Center, a contemporary art museum, and the adjacent Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, famed for Claes Oldenburg’s “Spoonbridge and Cherry” sculpture – wikipedia.