One dies in bicycle verses car crash near Carlos

On Tuesday around 10:00 pm, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a crash between a bicycle and a car on Co Rd 9 NE just south of Carlos, MN.

Authorities say three bicyclists were southbound on Co Rd 9 when a Lincoln Navigator, also southbound, collided with two of the bicyclists. One cyclist was pronounced dead on scene and the second was transported from scene via North Ambulance Service and later flown to Hennepin County Medical Center via Lifelink III. The third cyclist was uninjured.

The driver of the SUV, 24-year-old Jedidiah Willander, remained on scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

Also assisting on scene was the Carlos First Responders and the MN State Patrol. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

The names of the bicyclists are not being released at this time.