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Update: Driver killed in Highway 12 crash identified

PENNOCK - The driver killed in a two-vehicle crash late Saturday has been identified. Marcus U. Hahn, 55, of Venice, California, was pronounced dead at the scene of the 11 p.m. crash at the intersection of U.S. Highway 12 and Kandiyohi County Roa...

PENNOCK - The driver killed in a two-vehicle crash late Saturday has been identified.

Marcus U. Hahn, 55, of Venice, California, was pronounced dead at the scene of the 11 p.m. crash at the intersection of U.S. Highway 12 and Kandiyohi County Road 7 about three miles west of Pennock.

Two people in Hahn's vehicle and six people in the other vehicle were injured in the crash.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a Ford Fusion driven by Hahn was traveling south on County Road 7 and into the path of a Ford Freestyle traveling west of Highway 12.

 

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: lvanderwerf@wctrib.com or phone 320-214-4340
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