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Cass Lake man killed in Highway 2 accident

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A Cass Lake man was killed in a head-on collision Monday afternoon on U.S. Highway 2 east of Bena.

Geoffrey R. Woodley, 52, was killed when his eastbound Volkswagon Golf swerved into the westbound lane and hit a logging truck head on, the Minnesota State Patrol said. Both vehicles burned.

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The driver of the truck, Richard D. Cormican, 35, of Big Fork, suffered no apparent injury.

The accident happened around 1:37 p.m. ten miles east of Bena. The two-lane highway was dry at the time, the State Patrol reports.

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