Two people are dead following a two vehicle crash yesterday.

At about 3:45 p.m., Benton County deputies and Foley firefighters responded to a report of a collision between a car and a minivan in Maywood Township at the intersection of Benton County Roads 4 and 7.

The driver of the minivan, 66 year old Jerome Knutson of Foreston, was declared dead at the scene. 41 year old passenger Ronda Bouma of Foley was treated by paramedics for life-threatening injuries, but died on the scene. 67 year old passenger Joan Knutson of Foreston, was taken to St. Cloud Hospital with serious, but not life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the car, 19 year old Brian Miller of Pierz, was treated on the scene for minor injuries and then taken to St. Cloud Hospital.

The accident occurred when Miller went through a stop sign, colliding with the driver's side of Knutson's van. The crash is currently under investigation, and no charges have been filed.