Minnesota Teen Dead After Wreck With MnDOT Truck
Stevens County, MN (KROC-AM News) - One Minnesota teenager died after a wreck with a MnDOT truck and a semi near Morris Monday afternoon.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a Ford Taurus, driven by 18-year-old Madeline Gorham of Montevideo, was traveling northbound on Highway 59 near Stevens County Road 8 around 12:30 p.m. when it struck a MnDOT truck working on the shoulder of the road and entered the southbound lane. A semi, driven by 65-year-old Charles Green of Breckenridge, Minnesota, was traveling southbound then struck the Taurus.
Gorham died in the crash after being transported to Sanford West Fargo Hospital. The driver of the MnDOT Truck, 53-year-old Robert Kloos, and Green were not injured in the wreck.
Another fatal wreck occurred Monday morning after a head-on crash in Carver County.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a Buick Rendezvous traveling westbound went into the eastbound lane on Highway 212 near Laurie Lane and struck a Chevrolet Suburban head-on.
The driver of the Buick, a 58-year-old from Litchfield died in the wreck. Her name has not been released yet. The driver of the Chevrolet, 55-year-old Elen Stark of Sanborn, Minnesota was transported to Ridgeview Hosptial in Waconia with non-life threatening injuries.