Accident claims life of local man

This article submitted by Linda Stelling on 11/3/99.

Thomas J. Knutson, 21, formerly of Paynesville, was killed in a head-on accident on Monday, Nov. 1, at 6:18 a.m.

The accident occurred on County Road 137 near Quarry Park in Waite Park.

According to the Waite Park Police Department, Knutson, driving a 1989 Ford Tempo, was west bound on County Road 137 when he collided with a vehicle driven by Marion Edgar Linn III, 21, Pine River, who was east bound and crossed over the center line. Linn was taken to the St. Cloud Hospital.

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