One person is dead, and one was injured in a two-car crash that occurred on White Bear Avenue, near Ames Avenue East.

The Ramsey County Medical Examiner has identified the deceased crash victim as Theresa Shively, a 64-year-old woman from Saint Paul.

On Friday, October 7, at 7:10 p.m., Saint Paul Police officers were dispatched to this tragic call. When they arrived, they rushed to aid the victims, however, Shively was pronounced dead by the Saint Paul Fire medics who were on the scene. Shively was driving a KIA Forte sedan traveling south on White Bear Avenue, the other vehicle was a Ford F350 pickup truck traveling north on White Bear Avenue. The two vehicles met in a head-on collision near Ames Avenue.

The driver and two passengers of the pickup truck were transported to the hospital by Saint Paul Fire medics for precaution and minor injuries.  

Investigators from the Saint Paul Police Traffic and Pedestrian Safety Unit (TPSU) and the Forensic Services Unit (FSU) are reconstructing the crash to determine the cause and nature of this heartbreaking incident.

Last Edited: October 10, 2022