Two-vehicle crash injures two people eight miles south of Danube

A man and woman were injured in a car crash reported Wednesday morning at the intersection of Renville County Road 1 and Renville County Road 4. The man was treated for minor injuries at the scene. The woman was transported to a hospital with unknown injuries.

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DANUBE — Two people were injured in a two-vehicle crash reported Wednesday morning at the intersection of Renville County Road 1 and Renville County Road 4.

The Renville County Sheriff’s Office received a report of the crash at 7:42 a.m. Wednesday, eight miles south of Danube in Henryville Township, according to a news release.

According to the release, a preliminary investigation found that a 2017 Dodge Ram driven by 52-year-old Glenn Beranek, of New Ulm, was traveling west on County Road 4 and stopped at the intersection. It then entered the intersection and was struck by a 2017 GMC Yukon driven by 39-year-old Heather Bickford, of Bird Island, which was traveling southbound on County Road 1.

Bickford was transported to Olivia Hospital and Clinic with unknown injuries, according to the report.

Beranek was treated at the scene for minor injuries.


The Renville County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Danube Fire and Rescue, Olivia Ambulance Service, CentraCare Ambulance — Redwood Falls, and the Minnesota State Patrol.

The crash remains under investigation by the Renville County Sheriff’s Office.

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