1 dead, 1 injured in Polk County crash

Karen Wainscott, 59, died after her Chevy Equinox collided with a Volvo tractor driven by Tyler Messelt, 31. He was taken to a Crookston hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The accident happened around 11:20 a.m. at the intersection of U.S. Highway 2 and Minnesota Highway 32, between Mentor and Crookston.

There were no other people involved.

The accident is still under investigation, according to the State Patrol. No other information was immediately available.