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Update: Name released in crash involving a farm implement

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DASSEL – Kevin Scott Erickson, 62, from Darwin was killed Friday night when his vehicle collided with a farm implement that was traveling on state Highway 15 in Meeker County.

The accident was reported at 10:20 p.m. on Highway 15 and 180 street, south of Dassel.

According to the State Patrol, Erickson was driving a 2008 Ford Escape north on Highway 15 when it struck the right side of a planter that was being pulled by a tractor that had just pulled out from a field approach to also travel north on the highway.

The driver of the 2013 New Holland tractor, Peter Elvin Peterson, 56, of Dassel, was not injured.

The Meeker County Sheriff’s Department and Dassel Fire Department assisted at the scene.

Published earlier:

DASSEL — A 62-year-old man from Darwin was killed Friday night when his vehicle collided with a farm implement that was traveling on state Highway 15 in Meeker County.

The accident was reported at 10:20 p.m. on Highway 15 and 180 street, south of Dassel.

According to the State Patrol, the unidentified man was driving a 2008 Ford Escape north when it struck the right side of a planter being pulled by a tractor that had just pulled out from a field approach to travel north on Highway 15.

The driver of the 2013 New Holland tractor, Peter Elvin Peterson, 56, of Dassel, was not injured.

The name of the victim is expected to be released this afternoon.

The Meeker County Sheriff's Department and Dassel Fire Department assisted at the scene.

Carolyn Lange

A reporter for 35 years, Carolyn Lange covers regional news with the West Central Tribune.

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