A Sartell man died after an early-morning two-car accident Thursday, Sept. 18 three miles south of St. Rosa.
Charles Norman Stuns Jr., 30, was pronounced dead that morning after arriving via ambulance at the Melrose Hospital. The driver of the other vehicle, Juan Ramirez, 42, of Long Prairie, was injured and admitted to the hospital in Melrose.
According to an accident report by the Stearns County Sheriff’s Department, the collision occurred at 6:15 a.m. at the intersection of CR 35 and CR 37 in Millwood Township.
The report states a 2002 Dodge Stratus driven by Ramirez, traveling southbound on CR 35 struck the 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier driven by Stuns and traveling westbound on CR 37.
Both vehicles sustained severe damage.
The accident is under investigation by the Stearns County Sheriff’s Department.
Besides sheriff’s department deputies, those responding to the accident scene included the Minnesota State Patrol, the Melrose Ambulance Service and the Freeport Fire Department and Rescue Unit.