Fatal Crash Near Alexandria

(Alexandria, MN) Friday afternoon at approximately 2:16pm, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a three-vehicle accident on County Road 82, near East Lake Victoria Road SE. Deputies learned a dump truck was traveling westbound on Co Rd 82, about a mile east of Alexandria. Deputies say the dump truck blew a tire causing it to cross over into the eastbound lane. The dump truck, driven by 65 year old Paul Carlsen struck a Chevy truck, driven by 54 year old Greg Petermeier and a Jeep, driven by 53 year old Shelley Burgau. Carlsen and Petermeier were not injured. Burgau was pronounced deceased on scene.  

Assisting on scene were North Memorial Ambulance, Alexandria Fire Department, and the MN State Patrol. The accident is under investigation by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.