Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement
Law enforcement, rescue and fire personnel respond Wednesday at the scene of an accident at the intersection of Business Highway 71 and Kandiyohi County Roads 23 and 24.

Update: One individual killed, others injured in north Willmar insection crash this morning

Email News Alerts

Update 1:30 p.m.

Advertisement
Advertisement

WILLMAR -- A two-vehicle crash around 9:20 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Business Highway 71 and County Road 24 has killed one individual and injured others.

The Kandiyohi County coroner was called to the accident scene this morning involving a passenger car and a pickup.

Southbound traffic on Business 71 was deturned onto the Highway 23/71 bypass east of Willmar due to the accident.

One of the drivers involved in the accident was treated and released at Rice Memorial Hospital. According to the State Patrol, Otimbum L. Wilson, 19, of Cleveland, Ohio, was driving a 2004 Pontiac Grand Am involved in the broadside crash.

The State Patrol has not yet released the names of others involved in the crash near the county Health and Human Services Building and the Law Enforcement Center.

Also responding to the crash scene were the Willmar police and fire departments, the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office and the Minnesota State Patrol.

More information about the crash will be posted as it becomes available.

Update 10 a.m.

WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County coroner is on the scene of a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Business 71 and County Road 24 near the county Health and Human Services Building.

At least one person died at the scene. Additional individuals were injured in the accident.

Also responding to the crash scene, involving a passenger car and a pickup, are the Willmar police and fire departments, the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office and the Minnesota State Patrol.

As of 10 a.m., southbound traffic on Business 71 was being rerouted onto the Highway 23/71 bypass east of Willmar.

More information about the fatality and injuries sustained in the crash will be posted as soon as possible.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
randomness