Eyota Teenager Killed in Whitewater Park Wreck
Elba, MN (KROC AM News) – An Eyota teenager was killed in a traffic wreck in Whitewater State Park Thursday afternoon.
The Minnesota State Patrol says 16-year-old Elliot Michael Swart failed to stop at a stop sign and his vehicle was hit by a pickup truck. He was taken to St. Marys Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Swart had been driving on Winona County Rd 39 and pulled in front of the truck that was southbound on Highway 74 about two miles south of Elba.
A North Carolina man was driving the truck. His wife and three children were passengers in the truck. The driver and his wife were treated at the scene for non-life threatening injuries. The children were not hurt.