Darren Smith and five passengers in his truck, all family members, were injured in the accident as was a passenger in the Gordon vehicle. One of the seven people injured was flown to Regions Hospital in St. Paul.
A preliminary investigation indicates that Ellen L. Gordon, 59, of Hayward, was driving a Ford sedan on Highway 64 when she crossed the center line and struck a Ford pickup truck.
A head-on collision involving a truck and a auto along Highway 64 in the Town of Forest late Saturday morning claimed the life of a Hayward woman and injured seven others including four from the Glenwood City area.
According to a news release from St. Croix County Sheriff Captain Jeffrey Klatt, the collision occurred in the 3000 block of Wisconsin Highway 64 in Forest Township.