BIG LAKE TOWNSHIP -- A 48-year-old Fridley man died this morning (Thursday) during a three vehicle crash just before 10:00 a.m. in Big Lake Township.

Sherburne County Sheriff, Joel Brott says the accident happened near the intersection of 211th Avenue and County Road 15.

Ronald Talbot was pronounced dead at the scene, while the drivers of the other two vehicles suffered non life-threatening injures.

Fifty-two year old Blane Travis and his wife Donna Travis, both of Elk River, were following each other and driving their vehicles southbound.  The vehicles driven by Talbot and Blane Travis hit each other head on, before Donna Travis' was hit.

Donna Travis was airlifted to North Memorial Hospital and Blane Travis was taken by ambulance to New River Hospital.

The Elk River Police Department and Big Lake Fire Department assisted the Sherburne County Sheriff Department.

The accident is under investigation.