Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement

Family: Military Road crash victim dead

Email

A Cottage Grove man died Thursday after his car left the road, crashed into a tree and caught fire Thursday near the Woodbury-Newport border.

Family members confirmed the driver, 58-year-old Charles Lake, was pronounced dead at Regions Hospital in St. Paul.

He was taken by ambulance to Regions after being freed from the burning car by a passer-by. Woodbury police said the driver was unconscious on the scene.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at subscriberservices@forumcomm.com and we can help you.

Advertisement
Michael Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. His coverage includes local crime, legislative activity and prep sports. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
(651) 702-0973
Advertisement
Advertisement