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October 24, 2013
UPDATE: Fatal crash at Highway 7 near Lake Lillian
LAKE LILLIAN — The Minnesota State Patrol and local law enforcement are on the scene of a fatal motor vehicle crash at State Highway 7 and...
October 24, 2013 - 10:16am
October 23, 2013
Updated: Driver airlifted after head-on crash east of Kandiyohi on Highway 12
KANDIYOHI — A 26-year-old Milbank, S.D., man had to be extricated from his vehicle after the car crashed head-on into a pickup around 3:50 p.m. Tuesday east of Kandiyohi on U.S. Highway 12. According to updated information from the State Patrol, Jordan T. Volkenant was then...
October 23, 2013 - 8:45am
October 22, 2013
Serious traffic crash east of Kandiyohi on Highway 12
KANDIYOHI — The State Patrol and other emergency responders are on the scene of a serious, head-on crash east of Kandiyohi on U.S. Highway 12. According to the Patrol, more information about the crash will be released as it becomes available. The crash was reported around 3:50...
October 22, 2013 - 4:32pm
October 4, 2013
Walnut Grove man hurt in crash near Ridgewater College
WILLMAR — An 18-year-old Walnut Grove man was taken by ambulance to Rice Memorial Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash just after 4 p.m. Thursday on the northwest edge of Willmar. According to Willmar Police Capt. Jim Felt, Logan J. Hotzler was...
October 4, 2013 - 11:25am
Willmar Police seeking help with hit-and-run garage crash
WILLMAR — Anyone with information about a hit-and-run crash around 2 p.m. Wednesday along the 1500 block of Sixth Street Southwest is asked to report that information to the Willmar Police Department. According to a post on the department’s Facebook page, officers were called...
October 4, 2013 - 10:14am
September 30, 2013
Driver killed in crash east of Dassel
DASSEL — The name of a driver killed in a motor vehicle crash this morning just east of Dassel will be released Tuesday. According to the State Patrol, the crash, involving a passenger car and a semi truck, was reported around 7:10 a.m. along U.S. Highway 12 east of Meeker County...
September 30, 2013 - 11:14am
September 20, 2013
Horse killed, passenger injured in Eden Valley crash
EDEN VALLEY — A horse was killed and a woman injured in an early morning motor vehicle crash around 5:25 a.m. this morning southeast of Eden Valley. According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, James Doll, 51, of rural Watkins was driving a 2005 Dodge minivan north on...
September 20, 2013 - 11:17am
September 11, 2013
Lake Lillian man airlifted after truck crash near Bird Island
BIRD ISLAND — A rural Lake Lillian man was taken to Renville County Hospital & Clinics in Olivia and then flown by air ambulance to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale for treatment of injuries sustained when his vehicle crashed into a semi truck around 4 p.m. northwest...
September 11, 2013 - 10:52am
August 9, 2013
Wickenhauser gets 67 months in triple fatal crash
WILLMAR — Paul Anthony Wickenhauser, 22, of Cokato, was sentenced this afternoon to the expected 67 months in prison on three felony charges for causing a motor vehicle crash that killed three people last summer near Willmar. As part of his sentence handed down by District Judge...
August 9, 2013 - 3:55pm
July 24, 2013
Marshall woman hurt in Chippewa County crash
MONTEVIDEO — A 19-year-old Marshall woman was taken to Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday near Montevideo.
July 24, 2013 - 10:57am
July 11, 2013
Four people hurt in crash north of Montevideo
MONTEVIDEO — Four people were injured in a two-vehicle crash around 12:30 p.m. today at the intersection of State Highway 29 and County Road 13 north of Montevideo. According to the State Patrol, Aftab A. Khan, 44, of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, was driving a 1997 Honda eastbound...
July 11, 2013 - 4:42pm
July 3, 2013
Winsted man killed in Meeker County crash, under investigation
LITCHFIELD — A 73-year-old Winsted man was found dead at the scene of a one-vehicle crash reported just before 6 p.m. Tuesday south of Litchfield. According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s office, Hubert Haekenkamp was eastbound on 230thStreet, about a half mile west of State...
July 3, 2013 - 9:06am
June 19, 2013
Teens sustain minor injuries in early morning crash near Danube
OLIVIA — Two 19-year-old teenagers sustained minor injuries in a one-vehicle crash reported early this morning near Danube. According to the Renville County Sheriff’s Office, the crash on County Road 4 near the intersection with 280th Street, approximately six miles southwest...
June 19, 2013 - 10:55am
June 4, 2013
State Patrol investigating serious injury crash on U.S. Highway 71
OLIVIA — The State Patrol and the Renville and Redwood County sheriff’s offices responded to a two-vehicle head-on collision around 9:10 a.m. this morning along U.S. Highway 71. According to the State Patrol, a 2000 Ford Mustang was northbound and a 2007 Volvo semi tractor...
June 4, 2013 - 1:41pm
June 3, 2013
Brooten teen hurt in Sunday night crash
BROOTEN — A 17-year-old Brooten girl was taken to Glacial Ridge Hospital in Glenwood for treatment of non-life threatening injuries sustained in motor vehicle crash just before 10 p.m. Sunday in Brooten. According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, Marissa Quade was attempting...
June 3, 2013 - 9:37am