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motor vehicle crash
January 16, 2017
Records published Jan. 16
This is the records summary for Jan. 16. Man airlifted from scene of Saturday afternoon crash PRINSBURG — A Sacred Heart man was airlifted...
January 16, 2017 - 4:46am
January 15, 2017
Update: Crashes in Chippewa, Renville counties cause injuries Saturday morning
Drivers and passengers from Saturday motor vehicle crashes have been identified by the Minnesota State Patrol. Two crashes in the area Saturday morning resulted in injuries, according to the Patrol. A two-vehicle crash at 9:16 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 23 and 70th Street...
January 15, 2017 - 11:37am
January 14, 2017
Crashes in Chippewa, Renville counties cause injuries Saturday morning
Two motor vehicle crashes in the area Saturday morning resulted in injuries, according to reports from the Minnesota State Patrol. A two-vehicle crash at 9:16 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 23 and 70th Street Southeast in Stoneham Township, Chippewa County, resulted in injuries...
January 14, 2017 - 4:48pm
July 22, 2015
Bicyclist killed in crash by Lake Florida identified
NEW LONDON — Bruce “Leo” Kehrer-Schneider, 62, of rural New London has been identified as the bicyclist who died Tuesday in a bicycle-motor vehicle crash in rural New London. Kehrer-Schneider was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, according to a release from the...
July 22, 2015 - 2:04pm
Patrol identifies driver killed in Lac qui Parle County crash
MADISON — The Minnesota State Patrol has identified the person who died Tuesday in a two-vehicle crash as Jeffrey J. Kowitz, 58, of Watertown, S.D. The crash at the intersection of U.S. Highway 212 and Lac qui Parle County Road 7 involved Kowitz’s 2009 Chevy Silverado...
July 22, 2015 - 11:50am
June 17, 2014
Three to hospital after crash north of Grove City
GROVE CITY — Three people were taken by ambulance to Meeker Memorial Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash around 4:15 p.m. Monday north of Grove City. According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, the crash was reported at the intersection...
June 17, 2014 - 9:02am
June 13, 2014
Two hurt in Meeker County crash
COSMOS — Two people were taken to Meeker Memorial Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash around 4:30 p.m. Thursday near Cosmos. According to the State Patrol and the Meeker County Sheriff’s office, Casey Schaup, 52, of Madison...
June 13, 2014 - 9:16am
April 21, 2014
Watkins woman killed in Cass County crash
BRAINERD — A 38-year-old Watkins woman was killed in a three-vehicle crash reported around 2 p.m. Sunday along State Highway 64, just south of Leader in Cass County. According to the State Patrol, Jackie Boulton was a passenger in a 1997 Ford Ranger pickup driven by Michael...
April 21, 2014 - 9:25am
April 14, 2014
Lake Lillian woman killed in Sunday crash south of Willmar
WILLMAR — A 46-year-old Lake Lillian woman was killed in a two vehicle crash Sunday evening at the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 and State Highway 7 south of Willmar. According to the State Patrol, Lisa A. Heidecker was a passenger in an eastbound 2011 Ford pickup driven by...
April 14, 2014 - 2:27pm
Fatality reported in Sunday evening crash south of Willmar
WILLMAR — The State Patrol is expected to release more information this afternoon about a fatal crash reported around 6:15 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 and State Highway 7 south of Willmar. According to the Patrol, the crash involved a 2011 Ford pickup...
April 14, 2014 - 8:53am
December 17, 2013
Kimball woman killed in crash northeast of Litchfield
LITCHFIELD — A 62-year-old Kimball woman was killed in a motor vehicle crash around 9 a.m. this morning at the intersection of State Highway 24 and 670th Avenue in Meeker County. According to the State Patrol, Barbara J. Root was driving a 2004 Kia westbound on Highway 24 and...
December 17, 2013 - 3:02pm
State Patrol investigating fatal crash northeast of Litchfield
LITCHFIELD — The State Patrol is investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash reported this morning at the intersection of State Highway 24 and 670th Avenue in Meeker County. According to the Patrol's website, more information will be given as it becomes available.
December 17, 2013 - 10:33am
November 22, 2013
Injuries in Spicer crash, driver arrested for criminal vehicular operation
SPICER — The driver of a van that ran off the roadway and struck a traffic light pole around 10 p.m. Thursday in Spicer was arrested for criminal vehicular operation. According to State Patrol Sgt. Jesse Grabow, Cody Wordes, 22, of Brainerd, was driving a vehicle that crashed...
November 22, 2013 - 11:22am
November 21, 2013
Grove City woman to HCMC after rollover crash
GROVE CITY — A 50-year-old Grove City woman was taken by ambulance to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis after a one-vehicle rollover crash around 11 p.m. Wednesday southwest of Grove City. According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, Jodie Whitcomb was driving...
November 21, 2013 - 9:11am
October 28, 2013
Maple Grove man hurt in crash west of Willmar
WILLMAR — A 47-year-old Maple Grove man was taken to Rice Memorial Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash around 10 p.m. Sunday west of Willmar. According to the State Patrol, Peter A. Nygard was driving a 2001 Saturn westbound...
October 28, 2013 - 9:01am