Update: Alexandria couple dies from injuries in 2-vehicle crash in Carlos Township on Nov. 24

A funeral service for both Marilyn and William Grover will take place Monday, Dec. 5.

William and Marilyn Grover both died after they were critically injured in a two-vehicle crash in Carlos Township on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022.
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CARLOS TOWNSHIP — An Alexandria couple who were airlifted from the scene of a two-vehicle crash on Highway 29 on Nov. 24 have died.

Marilyn (Lusk) Grover, 80, and William Grover, 91, both died, according to an updated crash report from the Minnesota State Patrol. They suffered life-threatening injures in the crash, were taken to St. Cloud Hospital but later died from their injuries.

Ali Moin, 40, of Bloomington, was driving a Toyota Sienna north on State Highway 29, and Marilyn Grover was driving a Cadillac SRX east on County Road 5 in Carlos Township about a mile south of Miltona when the vehicles collided at the intersection at about 4:30 p.m., according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Moin and four passengers, all from Bloomington, had non-life-threatening injuries. They included Ayla Moin, 6; Ellida Moin, 40; Kamran Moin, 10; and Kayan Moin, 9. Kamran Moin was taken to the St. Cloud Hospital, while the others were taken to Alomere Health in Alexandria.

All of those in the crash were wearing seat belts, according to the State Patrol.


Road conditions were dry at the time.

Agencies assisting in the crash were the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Miltona Fire Department, Carlos Fire Department, North Memorial Ambulance, Parkers Prairie and Long Prairie ambulances, and two air ambulances, Lifelink and North Air.

Funeral service is Monday, Dec. 5

A funeral service will be held for both Marilyn and William Grover at 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 5 at First Lutheran Church in Alexandria. Visitation will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4 at the Anderson Funeral Home and for one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday.

Memorials are preferred to First Lutheran Building Fund

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A two-vehicle crash on Highway 29 on Thursday, Nov. 24 near Jim and Judy's gas station injured seven people and two later died.
Lowell Anderson / Alexandria Echo Press

Al Edenloff is the editor of the twice-weekly Echo Press. He started his journalism career when he was in 10th grade, writing football and basketball stories for the Parkers Prairie Independent.
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