Tragedy struck the Northland Tuesday with a fatal auto accident, and the names of the victims have been released.

KBJR-TV is reporting that 29 year old Lon-Lee Lindquist of Cloquet, MN and 46 year old Troy Berens of Floodwood, MN both died when the pick-up truck they were driving in collided with a drilling rig, that apparently lost control after suffering a tire malfunction.

The Minnesota State Patrol says the accident happened just after 3:30 Tuesday afternoon on Highway 194 just east of Burquist Road in Solway Township.

61-year-old Craig Sunnaborg of Esko, the driver of well drilling rig, was seriously hurt.

Here is report remembering one of the victims, Lon-Lee Lindquist .  We send our thoughts and prayers to all the families involved.