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Accident kills one in Cottonwood County

STORDEN -- One person was killed in a two-vehicle accident yesterday in Cottonwood County.

The name of the victim has not been released.

The accident happened at 8 a.m. Tuesday on state Highway 30 east of Storden. The road was in icy condition at the time.

According to the State Patrol, a 1995 Toyota Corolla that was going west on Highway 30 struck a semi that was going east. The vehicles collided in the east-bound lane.

The semi driver, Lonnie Edwards, 51, of Heron Lake, was not injured.

The highway was shut down for about four hours.