Ely woman killed in car crash

An Ely woman died in a fatal head on accident on Hwy. 169 near Camp Lake Road.
Pat Marsnik, 72, of Ely, was killed when a southbound Subaru crossed the highway and struck the Chevy truck Marsnik was a passenger in.
The northbound truck was driven by Bob Baier, 74, of Ely who was taken to Essentia Health in Duluth. Baier was listed as having non-life threatening injuries.
Another passenger in the 2002 truck was Ray Marsnik, 80, of Ely who was listed as having life threatening injuries and transported to Essentia Health Duluth.
The driver of the 2021 Subaru was Ryan Reid, 38, of Superior, WI. Reid was listed as having life threatening injuries and also taken to Essentia Health Duluth.
All victims were listed as wearing seatbelts. Road conditions were snow and ice at the time of the accident, 4:51 p.m., according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Highway 169 between Ely and Tower was closed over over an hour following the accident.