One injured in crash on Highway 23 in Hawick Friday morning

One driver was cited for unsafe passing and another was hospitalized after a two-vehicle crash in Hawick Friday morning.

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HAWICK — The Minnesota State Patrol responded to a two-vehicle head-on crash Friday morning at Minnesota Highway 23 and 152nd Street Northeast in Hawick.

One of the vehicles rolled as a result of the crash, according to a preliminary report from the Minnesota State Patrol.

One driver was taken to CentraCare - St. Cloud Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, and the other was cited for unsafe passing. Names, ages and addresses were not available.

The crash is under investigation, according to the report

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office, New London Ambulance, New London Fire Department and Kandiyohi County Rescue Squad also responded to the scene.


In 42 years in the newspaper industry, Linda Vanderwerf has worked at several daily newspapers in Minnesota, including the Mesabi Daily News, now called the Mesabi Tribune in Virginia. Previously, she worked for the Las Cruces Sun-News in New Mexico and the Rapid City Journal in the Black Hills of South Dakota. She has been a reporter at the West Central Tribune for nearly 27 years.

Vanderwerf can be reached at email: or phone 320-214-4340
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