May 23, 1936 – December 5, 1978
Det./Sgt. Harry A. Sorenson was killed in a two car, head-on traffic accident near Michigamme.
Sergeant Sorenson was driving eastbound on US-41 when his unmarked car apparently crossed the center line and struck a westbound vehicle head-on.
Sergeant Sorenson received fatal injuries in the collision, and the three occupants of the other car received varying degrees of injury, none fatal.
Sergeant Sorenson was the 32nd MSP officer to die in the line of duty.