Man seriously injured in Cass Co. car vs. tree crash

A 57-year-old man is battling life threatening injuries after his car went off the road and slid into a tree in Cass County early Wednesday morning.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Edward Walter Blomseth of Naytahwaush, Minnesota, was headed north on Highway 371 near Sautbine Road in his 1998 Chevrolet Cavalier around 1:30 a.m. Authorities say that’s when the vehicle lost control going around a curve.

Blomseth was taken to a hospital in Bemidji.

Authorities say alcohol may have been a factor.

Briggs LeSavage

Briggs LeSavage

More News

Your Forecast Now

International Falls
Grand Marais
Increasing afternoon clouds, mild temps ahead!

Increasing afternoon clouds, mild temps ahead!

Today/Tonight: We start the day with high pressure allowing for mostly sunny skies, then by the afternoon we begin to

Connect With CBS 3
Top Stories

William A. Irvin clears Minnesota Slip

DULUTH, MN - The William A. Irvin cleared the Minnesota Slip around 12:30 a.m. Saturday morning, two and a half

The Latest: Fox anchor calls Ford testimony GOP `disaster’

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley has gaveled into session Thursday's dramatic hearing with Christine Blasey Ford and Supreme Court nominee

Duluth City Council approves park rename, Lakeside liquor permits

Tourism tax dollars, Lakeside liquor stores and a park renaming were all taken up Monday night by Duluth City Council.

Duluth Police investigate homicide in Gary New Duluth

Duluth police were called to a homicide at 6:15 p.m. Monday in the 100 Block of West Reis St. in

Jury selection underway in Davenport murder trial

BRAINERD, MN – Jury selection was underway in Brainerd Monday for Deandre Davenport’s murder trial. Davenport is one of five people

Scroll to top
Skip to content