Redwood Falls woman dies in Renville County crash

A 59-year-old Redwood Falls woman died when the van she was driving collided with a semi Wednesday afternoon on Renville County Road 1 south of Danube.

FSA Fatal crash accident

OLIVIA — A 59-year-old Redwood Falls woman died in a two-vehicle crash in Renville County around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of County Road 1 and 760th Avenue about seven miles south of Danube in Henryville Township.

Bonita Durbin was pronounced dead at the scene, the Renville County Sheriff's Office reported.

The driver of the other vehicle, Justin Hegreberg, 37, of Spicer, was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Durbin was driving a 2005 Town & Country van northbound on County Road 1 and crossed over into the opposing lane of traffic. The van collided with a southbound 2014 Mack semi, driven by Hegreberg, according to the preliminary accident investigation by the Sheriff's Office. The impact caused both vehicles to overturn.

The Renville County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Danube Fire Department, Danube Medical Response Unit, Danube Police Department, Olivia Police Department, Olivia Ambulance Service, Renville Ambulance Service, North Memorial Air Care helicopter, and the Minnesota State Patrol. The crash remains under investigation.

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