A girl and her two grandsons have been killed in a head on collision – simply two years after the boy’s mom died driving right into a pond.
Stacy Lande, 47, and grandsons Zachary Johnson, 8, and Taylor Johnson 5, died when the automotive crashed into one other on County Highway 18, in Welch Township, Minnesota, on Saturday morning.
Lande’s fiancee Rob Welch, who had been driving the household’s automotive, survived and was taken to hospital in a essential situation Sunday.
Zachary Johnson, 8, and Taylor Johnson 5, died when the automotive they have been in crashed into one other on County Highway 18, in Welch Township, Minnesota, on Saturday morning
Their grandmother Stacy Lande, 47, (left and proper) was additionally killed within the head on collision
The motive force of the opposite automotive survived and was ‘out of the automotive’ strolling round after the crash. She has not been named.
That is the second time that tragedy has struck the household.
In 2016, the boy’s mom Marya Christiansen, 23, of Hager Metropolis, Wisconsin, was heading dwelling from a bar when she crashed her minivan into the Mississippi River.
Diving groups retrieved her automotive and physique from the underside of the river.
Family and friends had raised the alarm after she didn’t make it dwelling from the bar.
The crash occurred about 11:45 a.m. Saturday on County Highway 18 close to Church Highway in Welch Township, in line with the Goodhue County Sheriff’s workplace (police on the scene)
Police closed down the streets after the deadly crash on Saturday morning
Police say they imagine she missed the curve of the street and drove straight into the river.
Goodhue County Sheriff’s Capt. Pat Thompson stated his workplace will probably be releasing extra details about the latest crash later Monday.
A GoFundMe account has been set as much as assist cowl funeral prices.
Heartbroken members of the family mourned the lack of Lande and her two younger grandsons.
Her sister, Lynette Lande wrote: ‘It I with a damaged coronary heart I publish this. My lovely sister Stacy Lande and her two younger grandson’s died in a horrible automotive crash yesterday. Her fiance Rob is alive and in tough form.
The loss comes simply two years after the boy’s mom Maryla additionally misplaced her life in a crash
In 2016, the boy’s mom Marya Christiansen, 23, of Hager Metropolis, Wisconsin, was heading dwelling from a bar when she crashed her minivan into the Mississippi River (the hassle to retrieve her physique in 2016)
Her boyfriend and youngsters visited the grave of Marya after her tragic demise
‘It was solely over the previous couple of years we discovered her and had her in our lives. Now she joins our dad Bud and takes her lovely grandson’s to see their momma.
Marya that died tragically a number of years in the past when her automotive moist(sic) off the street into the river.
‘A lot unhappiness and loss.
‘I thank God for the time I had with you Sissy. I pray for power for you boys, household and mates to endure this large loss ! God Bless and hold you all!’
Family and friends had raised the alarm after she didn’t make it dwelling from the bar (Marya along with her son Zachary)
Her mom Lande, who was killed on Saturday, created a memorial bench in Marya’s honor
Heartbroken members of the family mourned the lack of Lande and her two younger grandsons (pictured collectively)
Kristen Bolland stated that ‘life simply is not truthful typically’ including that Lande could be ‘dearly missed.’
Anna Noble added: ‘I cannot start to grasp the ache you are household goes threw.
‘However my coronary heart is torn in two for some one I regarded as much as and all the time admired for all she has been threw and the way she raised such good children. I am nonetheless in shock , it is a bit onerous to breath, so I am sending my hugs and prayers for you all.’