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One dead, one injured in crash

One man is dead and another critically injured after a crash last week. According to a Carlton County Sheriff’s Office press release, deputies and first responders from Carlton Fire and Ambulance Department responded to a report of a truck leaving the roadway at 12:18 a.m. Aug. 30. The truck was southbound on the 200 block of Thomson Road when it left the road and struck a tree.

Passenger Cuong Hang, 38, was ejected and killed. The driver, Hung Hang, 39, was critically injured and transported to Essentia Health in Duluth by Cloquet Area Fire District EMS. Both men are from Gretna, Louisiana.


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