ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

One injured in crash Sunday between a combine and semitractor 8 miles north of Olivia, Minnesota

Austin Tersteeg, 24, of Olivia, was transported to Olivia Hospital & Clinic with minor injuries after his John Deere combine collided with a Peterbilt semitractor on Renville County Road 14. The driver of the tractor and his passenger were uninjured. The crash remains under investigation.

crash.png
We are part of The Trust Project.

OLIVIA — The driver of a combine was injured in a crash with a semi Sunday evening north of Olivia, according to a news release from the Renville County Sheriff’s Office.

Austin Tersteeg, 24, of Olivia, was transported to Health Partners — Olivia Hospital & Clinic with minor injuries.

According to the release, a preliminary investigation found that a John Deere combine, with a harvest attachment on a trailer, was traveling south on County Road 14, near the intersection of 880th Avenue in Kingman Township eight miles north of Olivia. A Peterbilt semitractor, towing another semitractor, was traveling north on County Road 14 when both vehicles collided.

The semitractor was driven by Christian Quiroz, 32, of Willmar. Quiroz and his passenger Edwin Pineda were not injured in the crash reported at 8:25 p.m. Sunday, according to the release.

More public safety news:
The Tribune publishes Records as part of its obligation to inform readers about the business of public institutions and to serve as a keeper of the local historical record. All items are written by Tribune staff members based on information contained in public documents from the state court system and from law enforcement agencies. It is the Tribune’s policy that this column contain a complete record. Requests for items to be withheld will not be granted.
A 19-year-old Montevideo man was taken to St. Cloud Hospital Friday morning following a crash in which he was a passenger.
A 19-year-old Willmar woman was transported to CentraCare — Rice Memorial Hospital after the vehicle she was driving crashed with a semi on Minnesota Highway 7 in East Lake Lillian Township.
The Tribune publishes Records as part of its obligation to inform readers about the business of public institutions and to serve as a keeper of the local historical record. All items are written by Tribune staff members based on information contained in public documents from the state court system and from law enforcement agencies. It is the Tribune’s policy that this column contain a complete record. Requests for items to be withheld will not be granted.

The Renville County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by Olivia Ambulance Service and Olivia Fire and Rescue.

ADVERTISEMENT

The crash remains under investigation.

Our newsroom occasionally reports stories under a byline of "West Central Tribune staff report." Often, the "West Central Tribune staff report" byline is used when rewriting basic news briefs that originate from official sources, such as a city press release about a road closure, and which require little or no reporting. At times, this byline is used when a news story includes numerous authors or when the story is formed by aggregating previously reported news from various sources. If outside sources are used, it is noted within the story.

The West Central Tribune newsroom can be reached via email:
news@wctrib.com or phone 320-235-1150.
What To Read Next
Sarah Swedburg, the business development manager for the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission, was recognized Thursday night as Emerging Young Professional of the Year by the Economic Development Association of Minnesota for her achievements in economic and community development in Kandiyohi County.
Area funerals scheduled through Feb. 4, 2023
Single-digit temperatures couldn't deter the masses from voluntarily jumping into a frozen lake Saturday in the name of fundraising for Special Olympics at the annual Spicer WinterFest.
Minneapolis artist Gregory Rose in a visit to Willmar shared how art can be a way to confront trauma, build community and look different at the world.