Two killed in Becker County crash
SHELL LAKE TOWNSHIP, MN — Two people were killed after a Sunday evening crash involving a van and a motorcycle.
According to the Becker County Sheriff’s office, at approximately 7:28 p.m. on August 2, 2020 a crash occurred at the intersection of County Highway 39 and Bass Lake Road north of Snellman in Shell Lake Township.
A motorcycle driven by Leonard Lewis Holmer, age 50, of rural Perham was southbound on County Highway 39 when it collided with a van driven by Roy Oscar Lattie, age 57, of White Earth.
Holmer and his wife, Nancy Marlene Holmer, 51, who was a passenger were pronounced dead at the scene.
Lattie was transported to Essentia-St. Mary’s with undertermined injuries.
The Becker County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Carsonville Fire and Rescue Department, Detroit Lakes Fire Department and MN State Patrol.
The incident remains under investigation.