Cuong Hang Death – Obituary: A Carlton fatal accident has taken the life of a man on Monday morning, around 12:18 a.m.
The Carlton County Sheriff’s Office revealed that a truck occupied by two persons was travelling southbound when it veered left of the road and hit a tree.
Authorities revealed that as they reported to the scene they extricated the passenger who was identified as Cuong Hang, 38, of Gretna, Louisiana from the vehicle.
The accident happened in the 200 block of Thompson Road in Carlton.
The driver identified as Hung Hang, 39, of Gretna, Louisiana, sustained major injuries and was rushed to Essentia Hospital in Duluth by the Cloquet Area Fire District EMS.
One of the occupants is said to be wearing seat belt was not during the accident, it is still unclear which the victims was wearing the belt.
The factors that contributed to thee crash is still under investigation