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Woman injured in Meeker County crash

LITCHFIELD — One person was injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon in Litchfield.

The accident was reported at 4:44 p.m. at the intersection of U.S. Highway 12 and Davis Avenue South.

According to the State Patrol the accident happened when a 2000 Cadillac Deville, driven by Eugene Rudolph, 77, of Sauk Rapids, was going west on Highway 12 and failed to stop for a red light.

The Cadillac collided with a 2003 Ford F150, driven by Steven Schweim, 41, of Litchfield, that was going south of Davis Avenue.

The drivers were not injured but a passenger in the Cadillac, Shirley Rudolph, 73, of Sauk Rapids, was taken to Meeker Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The Meeker County Sheriff's Department assisted at the scene of the crash.

Carolyn Lange

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

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