Canton woman dies as a result of a
traffic accident in Fillmore County
Thursday, May 23, 2013 4:00 AM
According to Fillmore County Sheriff's Lieutenant Brian Miner, 82-year-old June Shanks of Canton, died as the result of a two-vehicle accident that occurred on Monday, May 20, at 12:19 p.m. on Fillmore County Road 21, approximately seven miles north of Canton.
Sheriff's deputies, along with Harmony Ambulance and Fire, Lanesboro Ambulance, Canton Fire and Mayo One responded to the scene.
The man driving the second vehicle was transported by Lanesboro Ambulance to Saint Marys Hospital with unknown injuries while Shanks was pronounced dead at the scene.
The cause of the accident is currently under investigation by the Fillmore County Sheriff's Office and the Minnesota State Patrol.