2 Lakeville South Students Dead, 2 Injured After Crash
Two Lakeville South High School students are dead and two are injured after a crash on Friday afternoon.
According to Dakota County Sheriff Tim Leslie, the fatal accident happened on 225th Street West, just west of Dodd Boulevard in Lakeville, about 3PM, just after the four students had left school.
According to WCCO TV, the dead were Identified as Jake Flynn and Johnny Price. One of the injured, Mason Kohlbeck, was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center. The other survivor, not yet identified, was taken to HCMC via ambulance. Kohlbeck and Flynn were members of the Lakeville South football team.
The accident is still under investigation. This accident occurred two years to the day that Lakeville North student Alyssa Ettl was killed on Dodd Boulevard south of 190th Street.
Activities at Lakeville South have been canceled for the weekend. The basketball game with Lakeville North on Tuesday is in question at this time. Grief counselors were on hand last night at the school. It is unknown how long they will be available to students and staff.