Hector man in police pursuit dies at hospital; State Patrol to investigate
OLIVIA — The 22-year-old Hector man involved in a police pursuit and crash Saturday evening on U.S. Highway 212 near Olivia has died at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale.
According to a news release from Renville County Sheriff Scott Hable, Cody A. Kirgiss had to be extricated from the van he was driving after the vehicle struck an unoccupied squad car, rolled and caught fire. Kirgiss was then airlifted from the scene by a medical helicopter.
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