A 76-year-old Princeton woman was killed Sunday during a midday crash with another vehicle on Highway 95 at 75th Avenue, according to information released by the Minnesota State Patrol.
Grace Marie Clasen was driving a 2005 Buick LaCrosse on 75th Avenue and crossing Highway 95 when her vehicle collided with an eastbound 2107 Chrysler Pacifica minivan being driven by Jacob Mark Cluka, 26, from Lake Crystal, Minnesota, the State Patrol reported in a crash update released shortly after 5 p.m. The crash was reported at 12:07 p.m.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Cluka and three passengers in the vehicle he was driving received non-life threatening injures and were taken to Fairview Northland Hospital in Princeton.
Also injured in the crash were Ashley Marine Cluka, 28, Lake City; Brantly Mark Cluka, age 4, Lake City; and Owen Mason Cluka, age 2, Lake City.
All four people involved in the crash were wearing seatbelts when the crash occurred and airbags deployed, the Minnesota State Patrol reported. The Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s Office and Princeton Police Department were also called to the scene. Alcohol was not involved in the crash; no additional information was released by the State Patrol.