Names in fatal accident released
BURNETT COUNTY - The Burnett County Sheriff’s Department has released the names of two people involved in a one-vehicle accident Tuesday morning, Nov. 12, that claimed the life of the driver.
Esther LInk, 30, of Minong, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. According to the sheriff’s department, Link was driving south on Long Lake Road in Scott Township and lost control while negotiating a curve and slid into a tree.
A passenger, Sara Hernandez, 45, also of Minong, was injured and taken by ambulance to a local hospital and then airlifted to a Twin Cities hospital. Her condition is unknown at this time. - Gary King with information from Burnett County Sheriff’s Department