REMER -- The victim of a single-vehicle accident Wednesday near Remer has been identified as Cindy Violet Burlison, 46, Grand Rapids.
Burlison was a passenger in a van driven by Kenneth Severtson, 64, Grand Rapids.
The accident happened about 6:42 p.m., the State Patrol reported. Severtson was driving westbound, using the cruise control, on Highway 200, six miles east of Remer, when he lost control of his vehicle, left the roadway and hit trees. Road conditions were icy, the State Patrol reported.
Severtson was transported to Itasca Medical Center in Grand Rapids, and later transported to a Duluth hospital, where Thursday he was reported in serious condition, the State Patrol reported.
Burlison wasn't wearing a seat belt, the State Patrol said.
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