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New Ulm woman killed in crash in Redwood County

REDWOOD FALLS — A 57-year-old New Ulm woman was killed in a Monday afternoon crash east of Redwood Falls.

According to the Redwood County Sheriff’s Office, Susan Kay Achman was driving a 2003 Ford Taurus that was involved in a two-vehicle crash with a semi truck just before 4 p.m. along County Road 13 about a half mile south of County Road 2 in Paxton Township.

Achman was pronounced dead at the scene and the driver of the truck, Steven Gieseke, 42, of New Ulm, sustained minor injuries. The 2008 Peterbilt was registered to MR Paving & Excavating Inc.

Also responding were the State Patrol, Lower Sioux Police Department, Redwood Falls fire and rescue squad and North Ambulance.