January 16, 2021

Braham woman killed in 5-vehicle crash in Isanti County

A 75-year-old woman from Braham, Minn., was killed Friday evening in a five-vehicle crash in Isanti County.

Cheryl R. Thull was in a 2017 Ford Escape driven by Arnold J. Thull, 78, of Bethel, that was westbound on Heritage Boulevard just before 6 p.m. Friday, according to the State Patrol. As the Thulls’ vehicle approached a red light at the intersection with Hwy. 65, it came into contact with a 2013 Dodge Durango, which in turn hit a 2005 Buick LaSabre.

The Ford Escape then rolled, coming into contact with a 2018 Chevy Equinox that was pushed into a 2010 Honda Accord.

All five vehicles came to rest in the intersection.

Cheryl Thull died at the scene, the patrol said. Arnold Thull was taken to HCMC in Minneapolis with life-threatening injuries.

The other four vehicles’ drivers, who were alone in their vehicles, were not hurt. All involved were wearing seat

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