Jori Jones Car Accident: What Happened To Gustavus goaltender Jori Jones?

In recent news, it was reported that Gustavus women’s hockey player hailing from Canada, Jori Jones died in a crash on Sunday. Moreover, three other teammates were injured. Follow us around for all the insights and fresh updates. Recently, it was reported that a 19-year-old goalie on the Division III national champion, Gustavus Adolphus College women’s ice hockey team was killed and three of her teammates got injured in a tragic car accident in rural Minnesota on Sunday.

Jori Jones Car Accident

Jori Jones Car Accident

According to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Little Canada resident Jori Jones died as a result of the collision after all four women were rushed to nearby Montevideo Hospital. The other 3 women from the team in the SUV with Jones, driven by 19-year-old Gianna Gaspirini survived with non-life-threatening injuries. Reportedly, the accident occurred between the SUV traveling eastbound on Highway, 40 and a minivan went at South at an intersection with the highway. The State police told the Minneapolis star-tribune that one of the drivers ignored the stop sign on the road.

Unfortunately, Jori Jones was pronounced dead in the crash of Gustavus Adolphus College. The minivan driver, Brandi Rasmussen, 28 told the star tribune that she came to a halt at the intersection which is a four-way intersection, and was thrown into the air as she went off the SUV.

Jori Jones was remembered for her passion for hockey and positive attitude. Jones a freshman goaltender on last season’s Gustavus team that won the college’s first NCAA Division III national championships in March, was killed and three of her teammates were injured in a two-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon in west central Minnesota.

The women were returning home from South Dakota after a weekend trip with other teammates, Kayla Marie Bluhm, 20 of Chisago City, Giannaa Kate Gasparini, 19 of Lakeville, and Lily Kay Mortenson, 19 of Champlin was taken to the hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.

The women were returning home from South Dakota after a weekend trip with other teammates that they had organized together. The crash reportedly happened about 12:40 pm Sunday in Grace Township about 25 miles west of Willmar. According to a state patrol report, Gasparini was driving a Chevrolet Equinox east on Highway-40 while the other driver. The vehicles collided when one of the drivers failed to stop at a stop sign on Monday. The intersection is a four-way stop, with a speed limit in the area 60 mph. Thank you for being a patient reader.

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