Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
Sunday, March 22, at about 1:18 p.m., the Stearns County Sheriff's Office sent officers to a one-car crash with injuries in Eden Lake Township, County Road 9, south of the intersection with County Road 21. Eden Valley Fire and Rescue and LifeLink Helicopter were also called to the scene. An SUV southbound on County Road 9 crossed over the northbound lane, struck an approach and went into a pasture where it rolled several times. The driver, George Allen Filiatrault, age 54 of Eden Valley, was taken to the St. Cloud Hospital by LifeLink Helicopter Air Ambulance. His wife Bonnie Kay Filiatrault, age 57, in the front passenger seat, was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash remains under investigation by the Sheriff's Office and the State Patrol.