Scott Mead, 25, of Pequot Lakes, died Sunday, May 31, after his vehicle rolled several times, striking trees and power lines, Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reported in a news release.
The sheriff's office received a report of a serious motor vehicle crash on 11th Avenue Southwest (County Road 36) in Sylvan Township, rural Brainerd, at 3:31 a.m., the news release said.
Deputies and responders arrived and found a 2005 GMC Yukon that had left the roadway. Two occupants were located, ejected from the vehicle. Medical aid was immediately initiated. Mead was deceased on scene. A passenger, Alexis Coventry, 21, of Motley, sustained serious but not life threatening injuries. She was treated on scene and transported to the hospital in Brainerd.
An autopsy was scheduled with the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office and the crash remains under investigation.
Assisting on scene were Pillager Fire and Rescue, North Memorial Ambulance, North Memorial Air Care, Lake Shore Police Department and Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office.